The Brandaris in 2005
|Year first constructed||1594 (first)|
|Year first lit||1835 (current)|
|Tower shape||square 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|
|Range||29 nautical mile|
|Characteristic|| Fl W 5s.
0.3 sec. light; 4,7 sec. dark
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 Brandaris (shag), classified as heavy, containing 12mg of tar and 1.3mg of nicotine per 750mg of tobacco.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Brandaris.|
|This Netherlands lighthouse-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|