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Slepikovsky cape and lighthouse

Cape Slepikovsky is named in honor of Bronislaw Grotto-Slepikovsky, commander of the Russian partisan detachment that operated in South Sakhalin during the Russian-Japanese War.

The modern name the cape was received after 1945.

The cape is a state natural monument of regional significance. A unique natural complex, which includes a range of objects of flora and fauna, which are found only here. Lighthouse at Cape Slepikovsky was built by the Japanese in 1934, when the southern part of Sakhalin was the prefecture of Karafuto, a colony of the Japanese Empire. The height of the lighthouse is 27 meters.


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