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Hrid Porer lighthouse
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Croatia/Slovenia and a part of Italy where ruled until WWI by Austria-Hungary. To make a saver passage of there ships possible to the ports of Trieste, Rijeka and the navy-harbour Pula they started in the 19th century to build a line of modern (and nice) lighthouses.
This one, Porer, is one of the oldest, 1833. She warns for the shoals at the southside of Istria, near Pula.
There is also a lower light, in function only when the outer light of Albanež is out of function.
In the Porer lighthouse is a permanent crew and there are appartments for tourists.
I will place here all the lights i visited on this coast, to start with this nice one. Afterwards we will see also a lot of harbourlights, some nearly the same, but nice in the way how they are located.

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Album name:Hans de Graaf / Croatia
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1833
Height of the tower, m:31 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:35
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Group flashing, period 15s, 3 flashes: flash 0.3s, eclipse 2.7s. 255-147 white, 147-255 no light
Range, nm:25
Any other comments:Reserve light 12M. Racon(M). Siren(2) 42s
Coordinates (in any format):44 45.4727 N 13 53.4315 E
Displayed:305 times
Date added:Nov 29, 2011
DateTime Original:2010:07:09 10:34:56
Keywords:Croatia ; Adriatic sea
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