Storozhenskiy Light

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Storozhenskiy Light
Storozhno
Storozhno lighthouse.JPG
Storozhenskiy Light in 2008
Storozhenskiy Light is located in Leningrad Oblast
Storozhenskiy Light
Leningrad Oblast
LocationLake Ladoga
Leningrad Oblast
Russia
Coordinates60°31′53.11″N 32°37′33.58″E / 60.5314194°N 32.6259944°E / 60.5314194; 32.6259944Coordinates: 60°31′53.11″N 32°37′33.58″E / 60.5314194°N 32.6259944°E / 60.5314194; 32.6259944
Year first constructed1907[1]
Constructionstone tower
Tower shapecylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / patterntower with red and white horizontal bands, red lantern dome
Tower height71 metres (233 ft)
Focal height76 metres (249 ft)
Current lensFresnel lens
CharacteristicFl WRG
ARLHS numberERU-175[2]

Storozhenskiy Light (Russian: Стороженский маяк), also known as Storozhno Light, is an active lighthouse in Lake Ladoga, in the Leningrad Oblast, Russia. It is located on a headland on the eastern side of the lake, separating the Svirsky lip of the lake from the Volkhov Bay, at the village of Storozhno.

At a height of 233 feet (71 m) it is the seventh-tallest "traditional lighthouse" in the world,[3] and the fourth-tallest stone lighthouse.[4] It is a twin of the slightly shorter Osinovetsky Light.

The site is accessible and the tower is open by arrangement with the keeper.

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  1. ^ 1911 according to "Storozhenskiy Light - Lighthouse Explorer Database - Lighthouses at Lighthouse Depot". lighthousedepot.com. Retrieved 9 August 2010. and according to "The Tallest Lighthouses".
  2. ^ Storozhenskiy The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 19, 2016
  3. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "The Tallest Lighthouses". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  4. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Russia: Lake Ladoga". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.