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Name: Kvitsøy Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Ydstebøhavn, , Norway

Location: West side of island of Kvitsøy, SW coast of Norway.

Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate/Kvitsøy Kommune


Tower Height: 88

Height of Focal Plane: 148

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 40 seconds; range 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal stone tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1700: "Bucket light" on mast.

Date Established: 1700

Date Present Tower Built: 1829

Date Automated: 1969

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only; guided tours are available.

For a guided tour of the tower, contact Kvitsøy Council, phone 51 73 51 40.

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