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Name: Viirelaid Light  

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Also known as: Paternoster Light

Also known as: Viirelaiu Light

Nearest Town or City:
Voik├╝la, , Estonia

Location: Viirelaid Island, southeast of Muhu Island, Gulf of Riga.

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Photo: Estonian Maritime Administration
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Managing Organization:
Estonian Maritime Administration


Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 56

Characteristic and Range: One flash every 8 seconds, visible for 9 nautical miles (white sector) and 7 nautical miles (red).

Description of Tower: Red, round concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1881: Brown, conical iron tower.

Date Established: 1857

Date Present Tower Built: 2001

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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