Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light

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Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light
Lesnoy Mole Range Rear lighthouse.jpg
Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light in 2009
Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light is located in Russia
Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light
Russia
LocationSaint Petersburg
Russia
Coordinates59°52′40.2″N 30°12′58.96″E / 59.877833°N 30.2163778°E / 59.877833; 30.2163778Coordinates: 59°52′40.2″N 30°12′58.96″E / 59.877833°N 30.2163778°E / 59.877833; 30.2163778
Year first constructedn/a
Constructionconcrete tower
Tower shapetapered cylindrical tower with several galleries and lantern
Markings / patternred and white horizontal bands tower
Tower height239 feet (73 m)
Focal height249 feet (76 m)
Range10 nautical miles (19 km)
CharacteristicOc R 4s.
Admiralty numberC4062.2
NGA number13076[1]

Lesnoy Mole Rear Range Light is an active lighthouse and range light in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is located in a dockyard area on the waterfront and guides ships into the commercial harbor of Saint Petersburg.

At a height of 239 feet (73 m) it is the fourth tallest "traditional lighthouse" in the world, the tallest in Russia, and the tallest range light in the world.[2]

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  1. ^ Lesnoy Mole Range Rear The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 19, 2016
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "The Tallest Lighthouses". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.