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Name: Gammel-Pøl Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Polshuk Light

Also known as: Gammel Poel Light

Nearest Town or City:
Lysabild, , Denmark

Location: SE tip of Als.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Royal Danish Administration of Navigation and Hydrography

This lighthouse was built when Als was under German control (the island became Danish in 1920).

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 65

Characteristic and Range: Occulting three times every 15 seconds; range 14 (white) and 10 (red and green sectors) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, cylindrical cast iron tower with a horizontal red band, copper roof.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1906

Date Present Tower Built: 1906

Date Automated: 1975

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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