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Name: Västra Banken Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Fagerviken, , Sweden

Location: About 12 miles offshore in Gulf of Bothnia.

Managing Organization:
Swedish National Maritime Administration

This lighthouse replaced a lightship; the vessel is now serving as a café in Grenada in the West Indies.

Tower Height: 88

Height of Focal Plane: 84

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 6 seconds; range 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical concrete tower with red and black bands, helipad on top.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1970

Date Present Tower Built: 1970

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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