Træna Lighthouse

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Træna Lighthouse
Træna Lighthouse is located in Nordland
Træna Lighthouse
Location Træna, Nordland, Norway
Coordinates 66°25′50″N 11°58′05″E / 66.43056°N 11.96806°E / 66.43056; 11.96806Coordinates: 66°25′50″N 11°58′05″E / 66.43056°N 11.96806°E / 66.43056; 11.96806
Year first constructed 1877
Automated 1974
Foundation Granite
Construction Iron
Tower shape Red
Height 18 metres (59 ft)
Focal height 36.7 metres (120 ft)
Intensity 88,000 cd
Range 17 nmi (31 km; 20 mi)
Characteristic Fl W 15s

Træna Lighthouse (Norwegian: Træna fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Træna in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the island of Sørholmen in the Trænfjorden, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the main island of Husøya and about 17 kilometres (11 mi) west of Lovund in Lurøy. The lighthouse was built in 1877 and automated in 1974. It has a granite foundation with a 18-metre (59 ft) tall red iron tower. The light can be seen for about 17 nmi (31 km; 20 mi).[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Træna fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Træna fyrstasjon" (in Norwegian). Norsk Fyrhistorisk Forening. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Kystverket (2011). Norske Fyrliste 2010 (PDF) (in Norwegian). ISBN 978-82-450-1039-8.