old lighthouse

Old lighthouse of Cape Arkona in November 2001. Arkona is the most northerly point of the island of Rügen. The old square Schinkel-tower is open for wedding ceremonies. The new lighthouse stands nearby (picture below from April 1999). Both fires are visitable.

Old and new lighthouse Arkona
(lighthouse, worked 1828 - 1902, height of building 21 m, height of fire 63 m, range of light 21 sm, characteristic [F WR] continuous white light with red sector)
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Lighthouses
Arkona
at a stamp
from 1975.
coordinates (GPS): 5440'47.3''N - 1325'57.3''E
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