Kvitsøy Light

"Kvitsøy, Norway"


Built: 1855
Automated: 1969

"Located along the southwest coast of Norway, this area marks the southern entrance to the Skudenes Fjord. There has been a light in this area since 1700, with the first tower being built in 1800. The present 27 m (89 ft) tower was erected in 1855 and houses a second order lens that is 45.2 m (148 ft) above sea level, with a range of 18.5 nautical miles."



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