S. Krogh's Geosite: Visit
to Lithuanian Vištytis 2012 (under construction)
Lithuanian side of Vištytis towards east. The photo is taken from about
new boundary line. The two closest houses were until 2003 on Russian
side of the administration line.
towards north. To left the Russian fence around its lake radar
station. The low wooden and grey pole close to the photographer
marks the point where a Lithuanian-Russian border marker is to be put. It
will be a single-marker of Lithuanian-Latvian or Lithuanian-Polish type
where the side facing Russian side will carry the Lithuanian insignia and
from the point of the coming border marker and towards south. The
two signs at the road warn about border line. In the lake we can see a new
yellow border buoy.
100 metres towards east was the former Lithuanian - German boundary line,
which later became the administration line between the Soviet occupied
Lithuania and from 1990-91 the administration line between Lithuania and
Russia. At the point where the stone lays stood until the 1940s the
German - Lithuanian border marker no. 147. (Photo towards north.)
from DELT border marker no 147 and towards southeast.
Border Station in the 1930s. Mr. I. Kymantas in the
middle. Photo: Lithuanian Customs Museum.
Vištytis Border Station photographed in 2012.
opening Vištytis crossing point once in the 1930s the Germans hurried to do their shopping.
View towards west. Photo: Lithuanian Customs Museum.
view as above photographed in 2012. The building to right (The old
German Customs Station) still stands, but the house in the middle of the
photo is new-built or reconstructed after the war.
old Vištytis Police Station and the two houses which earlier were on
Russian soil, but are now inside Lithuania.
Lithuanian - Russian lake border buoy no. 23 - V. There are 23 such
buoys numbered from the southern lake bank and towards the northern side.
(B is cyrillic and means "V" (Vištytis).
with the yellow border buoys are red buoys marking the beginning of the
Lithuanian Border Protection Zone which goes 50 metres long the border
inside on the Lithuanian part of the lake. It is forbidden for people to
enter this zone.
left is a red Lithuanian Border Protection Zone buoy and to right a yellow
border marker buoy.