Saturday, July 14, 2012

0148. Ukraine - Luparevskiy Lighthouse

The Luparevskiy Lighthouse is located on the East coast of the Bug on the south side of Lupareve.  This Lighthouse is the second range for vessels bound upstream (North) in the estuary.  The Lighthouse is in the Mykolaiv Area of Ukraine.

Luparevskiy Lighthouse was commemorated by Ukrainian State Enterprise of Posts with the release of 1.50 UAH stamp on 30-Oct-2009.  This is second of the six stamps featured in the "The Lighthouses of Ukraine" series released in 2009.

The  LUPAREVSKIY Lighthouse:
  • Tower is SQUARE masonry
  • Tower painted WHITE ; Front face is painted RED with a WHITE vertical stripe
  • Height is 10 metres
  • Colour scheme of the LIGHT is RED
  • LIGHT character is a CONTINUOUS FLASH

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