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Name: Grønningen Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Kristiansand, , Norway

Location: Entrance to Kristiansand Harbor, south coast of Norway.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn
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Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate/Bragdøya Kystlag


This lighthouse is located within a nature reserve.

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 56

Characteristic and Range: Two flashes every 10 seconds, white, red, or green depending on direction; range 13 (white), 12 (red), and 11 (green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square tower with red lantern attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1878

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Date Automated: 1980

Optics: Third order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes (summer only).

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Nearby Lodging: Overnight accommodations are available; call +47 38 08 55 66 or +47 38 08 72 34.


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