Nov 1, 2015

Estonia FDC on "Tahkuna Lighthouse"

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Tahkuna Lighthouse

Date of Issue : 16 October 2015

The Tahkuna lighthouse lies on the Estonian Hiiumaa island’s the northern peninsula of the same name. The lighthouse was built in 1875 and its duty is to warn ships sailing from the Gulf of Finland into the Baltic Sea from the dangerous Hiiumadal and shoals in entry into the Muhu Straight. This year Tahkuna Lighthouse marks its 140th anniversary.

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