lighthouse Oostende

Lighthouse Oostende in June 2004, also named "Long Nelle". It stands, like almost all Belgian lighthouses, at the eastern side of the harbour entrance. But this harbour is a fishery port. This lighthouse is somehow a rarity among the lighthouses with it's unusual painting.

lighthouse Oostende
(works since 1949, height of building 57.5 m, height of fire 65 m, range of light white 27 sm, characteristic [Fl(3) W 10s] three flashes (the Morse-O for Oostende) every ten seconds, int. No.: B 0092)
coordinates (GPS) : 5114'10.2''N - 0255'49.4''E
stamp lighthouse Oostende
Lighthouse Oostende
at a stamp from 2006.
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