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Name: Sveti Ivan Light (Bulgaria)   Map it!

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Also known as: Megalo Nisi Light

Nearest Town or City:
Sozopol, , Bulgaria

Location: Island in the southern approaches to Burgas Bay, Black Sea.

The island of Sveti Ivan was a major intellectual and religious center in the Middle Ages. An old monastery survives and the island is now an ecological reserve.

Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 144

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round concrete tower with a gallery, attached to a dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1883

Date Present Tower Built: 1883

Fog Signal: Horn: signalling the letter H in Morse code every 30 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only?

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