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Name: Nida Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Nidden Light

Nearest Town or City:
Nida, , Lithuania

Location: Urbas Hill, Curonian Spit, eastern Baltic Sea.

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Photo: Kursiu Nerija National Park,
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Managing Organization:
Klaipeda State Seaport


The lighthouse was damaged during World War II, but restored in 1945, then rebuilt in 1953.

Tower Height: 95

Height of Focal Plane: 253

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 6 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round concrete tower with red and white bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1874: Red, octagonal brick tower; 89 feet tall (destroyed during WWII).

Date Established: 1848

Date Present Tower Built: 1953

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes (?)

The lighthouse is located in Kursiu Nerija National Park; see

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