|This article does not cite any references or sources. (November 2014)|
Lighthouse on Kamen Opasnosti.
|Federal subject||Far Eastern Federal District|
It is a small group of bare rocks, devoid of vegetation. Its length is 150 metres (490 ft), its width is 50 metres (160 ft), and its highest point is approx. 8 metres (26 ft).
The rocks were a great hindrance to marine traffic in La Pérouse Strait, aggravated by frequent dense fogs in the summertime. To avoid possible collision, ships had to set some of their crew members on guard to locate Kamen Opasnosti by listening to the roar of sea lions living on it. In 1913, a lighthouse was finally constructed on the rocks.
|This Sakhalin Oblast location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|