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the biggest one of the tower body diameter

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Postby sunfish » Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:41 am


Which one lighthouse is the biggest one of the tower body diameter all over the world ?
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Postby island » Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:53 pm


The tower of the greatest diameter that I am aware of is Wolf Rock. The base diameter is 42 feet.
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Postby island » Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:36 am


Even bigger ---- Fastnet Rock in Ireland ------ 52 feet base diameter

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Postby MontaukPoint » Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:59 pm


Isn't there a wider one somewhere in the eastern part of Russia? Off Sakhalin island? (not sure if I'm spelling that right).
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Postby island » Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:58 pm


Perhaps this is the light you mention.

Sakhalin island----Aniva Light,

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Postby MontaukPoint » Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:06 pm


That's the one. Powered by an interesting little nuclear pile if memory serves me right.

Its a shame its so isolated -- that's one of the lighthouses I'd like to visit.
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