Meganom Lighthouse

Russia - Cape Meganom Lighthouse


Meganom Lighthouse

Lighthouses of the Ukraine No 3

 Meganom (Meganomskiy, Mys Meganom)1895. Active; focal plane 99 m (325 ft); three white flashes every 15 s. 12.5 m (41 ft) octagonal masonry tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. A photo is at right, ULA’s page has two photos, Wikimedia has a closeup photo, another closeup photo and a distant view from the sea are available, and Google has a distant satellite view of the site. The lighthouse damaged during World War II and repaired after the war. Cape Meganom is a very prominent cape on the southeast coast of Crimea; it is well known as the site of an astronomical observatory and important archaeological sites. Located about 10 km (6 mi) southeast of Sudak. Site open, tower closed. ARLHS UKR-014; UA-1770; Admiralty E5330; NGA 18368.

Russia - Cape Meganom Lighthouse stamps

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