Tarkhankut Lighthouse

Tarkhankut (Mys Tarkhankut) (Tarkhankutskyi Lighthouse)

Date unknown (station established 1816). Active; focal plane 36 m (118 ft); two long (1.5 s) white flashes every 7.5 s. 33 m (108 ft) round masonry tower with lantern and gallery. Lighthouse painted white, lantern red. Nearby buildings may be a coast guard or coastal defense station. This lighthouse stands at the western corner of the diamond-shaped Crimean peninsula. The light is built from the same plans as the Khersonesskiy Light in Sevastopol’ (see below). Located on the southern point of Mys (Cape) Tarkhankut, about 5 km (3 mi) southwest of Olenivka. Site status unknown, but clearly the lighthouse can be seen from nearby. ARLHS UKR-016; UA-1325; Admiralty E5278; NGA 18244. – Lighthouses of Ukraine

Series of Lighthouses of Ukraine #6

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