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Name: Sosnovetskiy Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Sosnovka, , Russian Federation

Location: On island, west side of channel between Kara Sea and White Sea, NW coast of Russia.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 102

Height of Focal Plane: 144

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 7.2 seconds; range 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round iron tower with black and white bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1823?: 49' tower, focal plane 118'. 1863: 82' octagonal wooden tower, focal plane 38'. 1894: 76' octagonal wooden tower, focal plane 121'. 1909: Square skeleton iron tower with a central cylinder, focal plane 122'.

Date Established: 1823

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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