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Caspian sea / Astrakhan region / Vyshka lighthouse

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AKA Chetyrekhbugornyy
Due to falling water levels, the lighthouse is now about 25 km (15 mi) from the open waters of the sea, so it no longer has any navigational value. Following the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 the station was used as a border guard station; currently it serves as the headquarters of Russia's Caspian coast guard.
Photo by Andrey Senyushkin

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Album name:mitko / Caspian sea coast of Russia
Rating (1 votes):44444(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Inactive since 1928 (?)
Height of the tower, m:60
Any other comments:Information according to Russ site:
Coordinates (in any format):45.603515,47.638803
Displayed:800 times
Date added:Apr 08, 2013
DateTime Original:2010:08:26 15:33:16
IPTC Copyright:Senia
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Keywords:Astrakhan ; Volga ; Caspian sea ; Russia
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