Sopot lighthouse

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Sopot lighthouse
Latarnia morska Sopot
Latarnia morska w Sopocie 2012 11 07.jpg
Sopot lighthouse
Sopot lighthouse is located in Poland
Sopot lighthouse
Pomeranian Voivodeship
Coordinates54°26′43.1″N 18°34′13.4″E / 54.445306°N 18.570389°E / 54.445306; 18.570389Coordinates: 54°26′43.1″N 18°34′13.4″E / 54.445306°N 18.570389°E / 54.445306; 18.570389
Year first constructed1904 (tower)
Year first lit1957 (lantern)
Constructionmasonry tower
Tower shapesquare tower with pyramidal roof
Markings / patternunpainted tower
Tower height33 metres (108 ft)
Focal height25 metres (82 ft)
Light sourcemains power
Range7 nautical miles (13 km; 8 mi)
CharacteristicFl W 4s.
Admiralty numberC3046
NGA number6844
ARLHS numberPOL-034[1]

The lighthouse in Sopot is a navigation facility on the Polish Baltic coast, located in Sopot, built in 1903–04 as a part of Balneological Institute. Since reducing the extent of the light to 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8 mi),[2] according to existing criteria in that matter, it is no longer formally a lighthouse, but still is called so. It is open to visitors.[3]

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  1. ^ Sopot lighthouse The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 16, 2016
  2. ^ List of Lights, Pub. 116: Baltic Sea with Kattegat, Belts and Sound and Gulf of Bothnia (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. p. 95.
  3. ^ Polskie Latarnie (in Polish)

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