Åland -Lågskär

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Lågskär Lighthouse located on an island about 25 km south of Mariehamn, Åland. The 1840 lighthouse, originally a wood tower, was replaced by a masonry lighthouse in 1859. That tower was blown up by Russian troops in World War I; it was replaced by a temporary tower and then by the present lighthouse in 1920. The lighthouse was automated in 1961 and converted to wind power in 1986.