Ryvingen Lighthouse

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Ryvingen Lighthouse
Ryvingen fyr 01.jpg
Ryvingen Lighthouse
Location Mandal, Norway
Year first constructed 1867
Year first lit 1867
Automated 2002
Construction iron tower
Height 22.5 metres (74 ft)
Focal height 52 metres (171 ft)
Intensity 996,500 cd
Range 19.5 nmi (36.1 km; 22.4 mi)

Ryvingen Lighthouse (Norwegian: Ryvingen fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located on an island in the municipality of Mandal, Vest-Agder, Norway. It was first lit in 1867, and is the southernmost lighthouse in Norway. The lighthouse was automated in 2002, and is listed as a protected site.[1][2]


  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Ryvingen fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ryvingen fyrstasjon" (in Norwegian). Norsk Fyrhistorisk Forening. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 

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Coordinates: 57°58′14″N 7°29′41″E / 57.97056°N 7.49472°E / 57.97056; 7.49472