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Name: Ostrov Solovetskiy Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Soloveskiy, , Russian Federation

Location: On island at entrance to Onega Bay, NW coast of Russia.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

This light is on an Orthodox church that is part of the Solovetskiy Monastery, founded in the 15th century.

Tower Height: 90

Height of Focal Plane: 323

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 8 seconds; range 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Lantern on dome of church.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1863

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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