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Ģipka (Gipka) lighthouse
C3486; ARLHS LAT-021

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Located near the waterfront in Ģipka. Site open, tower closed.

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Album name:Belsar / Latvia
Rating (1 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1954. Watched light. Square cylindrical steel skeletal tower. The upper 12 m (39 ft) of the tower is enclosed by a large slatted daymark ( 2 R trapezium over W rectangle on tower); the upper 2/3 of the daymark is painted red and the lower 1/3 white.
Height of the tower, m:30 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:37
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Long flashing, 6s, flash 2s, eclipse 4s, white
Range, nm:15 nmi
Any other comments:Historical information taken from http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/ and http://www.bakas.lv
Coordinates (in any format):57.569857, 22.657435
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Date added:Mar 26, 2013
Keywords:Latvia ; Kurzeme ; Gulf of Riga
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