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Name: Grótta Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Seltjarnarnes, , Iceland

Location: Grótta Island, at tip of Seltjarnarnes peninsula, west of Reykjavik.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Managing Organization:
Icelandic Maritime Administration


Tower Height: 75

Height of Focal Plane: 79

Characteristic and Range: Three flashes every 20 seconds; white, red or green depending on direction; range: W. 15 nm, R. 13 nm, G. 13 nm.

Description of Tower: White conical tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1897

Date Present Tower Built: 1897

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is accessible on foot at low tide only.

Keepers: Albert Thorsteinsson


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