Utö lighthouse

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A single postcard.

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Utö lighthouse is located in the Archipelago Sea and it is the oldest still operating lighthouse in Finland and also the first radio beacon. The framework of lighthouse is a stone masonry from 1814 and the lantern room and the coloring are from the late 1800s. The North wall on mainland side is completely white while other walls are  red-white. Painting of lighthouse represents maritime signal flag “H” and the light signal is also four dots meaning “H”. Both tell to mariners that Utö has been a pilot base since 1540s.

The photo was taken by Minna in July of 2019.

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Weight 0.005 kg

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