The Brandaris in 2005
|Year first constructed||1594 (first)|
|Year first lit||1835 (current)|
|Tower shape||square parallelepiped tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||unpainted brick tower, red lantern roof|
|Height||52.5 metres (172 ft)|
|Focal height||56 metres (184 ft)|
|Original lens||two 4th order Fresnel lenses|
|Characteristic||Fl W 5s.|
The Brandaris is a lighthouse on the Dutch Wadden Sea island Terschelling, in Friesland. The first Brandaris was built in 1323, but it was destroyed in 1570. The current tower was built in 1594 and is listed as a Rijksmonument, number 35032 and is rated with a very high historical value.
It is also a Dutch rolling tobacco brand, classified as heavy, containing 12mg of tar and 1.3mg of nicotine per 750mg of tobacco.
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Northern Netherlands". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
- "kich.nl (Kennisinfrastructuur Cultuurhistorie)". Retrieved 2010-03-31.
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