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Hamburger Leuchtturm
14-APR-2007

Hamburger Leuchtturm

Cuxhaven, Germany

This historic tower, also known as "Alte Liebe", was built by the city of Hamburg; after only a short time in service it was extinguished until the end of the Napoleonic wars in 1814. The physicist Karl-Ferdinand Braun conducted early experiments in radio transmission at the lighthouse in 1899. After almost two centuries of operation the lighthouse (Germany's oldest in service) was deactivated in May 2001 and sold into private ownership. In 2005 the owner, Klaus-Otto Lammert, was restoring the interior and exterior of the tower.

ARLHS Number: FED 066
Admirality Number: B 1360
Build: 1805
Construction: brick
Height: 23 m

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
1/60s f/4.0 at 26.0mm iso400 full exif

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