Sunday, July 15, 2012

0149. Ukraine - Yaltinskiy Lighthouse

The Yaltinskiy Lighthouse is located at the end of the Yalta breakwater, which extends South-Westward parallel to the shoreline.  The Lighthouse is one of the best-known Lighthouse(s) in Crimea.  The Lighthouse is in the diamond shaped peninsula of Crimea and is one of the Yalta Lighthouse(s) in Ukraine.

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

The YALTINSKIY Lighthouse:
  • Tower is OCTAGONAL CYLINDRICAL masonry
  • Tower painted WHITE
  • Lantern and Gallery painted WHITE
  • Height is 12 metres
  • Colour scheme of the LIGHT is RED
  • LIGHT character is 3 seconds ON ; 4.5 seconds OFF

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