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Name: Alnes Lighthouse   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Alnes, , Norway

Location: Island of Godøy, west coast of Norway, Norwegian Sea.


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Photo: Barbara Brewin

Managing Organization:
Velforeningen Alnes Fyr

Website: http://www.tellus.no/tellus/db.dll?sp=N&so=0&PR65_13_1&icp=mr/produkt

Tower Height: 74

Height of Focal Plane: 118

Characteristic and Range: Occulting twice every 8 seconds; white, red, or green depending on direction.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with two red bands; attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1876?

Date Present Tower Built: 1876?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Museum?
The lighthouse and keeper's house are open for guided tours in summer. There are exhibits of art and history in the keeper's house, also a small café and gift shop.

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

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