The picture cancellation released by Germany depicts the Hornum Sylt Lighthouse.
Sylt is a barrier island facing due west on the North Sea. The island has been connected to the mainland by a causeway. The causeway carries a rail line, which is popular way to reach the island's many beach resorts.
The Lighthouse is located atop a dune on the South-East side of the Sylt in the village of Hornum. It's a beautiful and popular lighthouse, sibling of the Pellworm and Westerhever Lighthouse(s).
Built in the year 1907, the Hornum Sylt Lighthouse:
- Tower is ROUND cast-iron
- Tower mounted on 1-story concrete base