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A Lighthouse of GermanyA

DE 181 Amrum
latitude 54° 37' 51.9" N
longitude 8° 21' 16.7" E

A handsome and historic lighthouse, the first built by Germany on the North Frisian coastline. For northbound ships, this is the first long-range light seen north of Helgoland. Amrum is a barrier island south of Sylt; it is a popular tourist destination readily accessible by ferry from Dagebüll. The lighthouse is built on a high dune northwest of the harbor of Wittdün, the ferry terminal at the south end of the island. ferry ARLHS # FED-032 (B 1686)


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