Keskiniemi Light

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Keskiniemi Range Front Light
Keskiniemen sektoriloisto.jpg
Keskiniemi light is a modern sector light alongside the Keskiniemi daybeacon.
Keskiniemi Light is located in Finland
Keskiniemi Light
Finland
Location Hailuoto island, Gulf of Bothnia
Finland
Coordinates 65°04′53.5″N 24°38′55.6″E / 65.081528°N 24.648778°E / 65.081528; 24.648778Coordinates: 65°04′53.5″N 24°38′55.6″E / 65.081528°N 24.648778°E / 65.081528; 24.648778
Construction steel tower
Tower shape square skeletal tower with octagonal lantern and gallery
Markings / pattern white tower and lantern
Height 9 metres (30 ft)
Focal height 8.8 metres (29 ft)
Range 6.5 nautical miles (12.0 km; 7.5 mi)
Characteristic Fl W 6s
Admiralty number C4144
NGA number 18477
ARLHS number FIN-080

Keskiniemi Light is a sector light tower located in the northwestern promontory of Hailuoto island in the Gulf of Bothnia in Finland. It is located next to the Keskiniemi beacon tower built in 1858.

Keskiniemi Light is a square steel skeletal tower with white octagonal lantern and gallery. The focal plane of the light is 8.8 metres (29 ft) and it has a range of 6.5 nautical miles. The beacon displays a white flash every 6 seconds, visible in all directions. The tower also has a radar reflector on the northwest side.

There is an old storage shed for gas bottles next to the tower. This shed is currently unused, and the beacon has been converted to electric light.

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