Ellingråsa Lighthouse

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Ellingråsa Lighthouse
Ellingråsa Lighthouse is located in Nord-Trøndelag
Ellingråsa Lighthouse
Location Bjørøya Island
Coordinates 64°34′28.2″N 10°48′02.8″E / 64.574500°N 10.800778°E / 64.574500; 10.800778Coordinates: 64°34′28.2″N 10°48′02.8″E / 64.574500°N 10.800778°E / 64.574500; 10.800778
Year first constructed 1888 (first)
Year first lit 2001 (current)
Automated 1959
Deactivated 2001 (first)
Construction stone and wooden keeper's house (first)
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern (current)
Markings / pattern white house, the light shown through the window (first)
white tower, red lantern (current)
Height 5.7 metres (19 ft)
Focal height 22.5 metres (74 ft)
Range 14.5 nmi (26.9 km; 16.7 mi)
Characteristic Fl (2) WRG 5s.
Admiralty number L1750
NGA number 8672
ARLHS number NOR-071
Norway number NF-5091
Managing agent Ellingråsa Lighthouse Lodge[1]

Ellingråsa Lighthouse is a lighthouse that is located on the island of Bjørøya in the Folda sea in the municipality of Flatanger in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. The 22.5-metre (74 ft) tall light can be seen from about 14.5 nmi (26.9 km; 16.7 mi) away.[2] The lighthouse was completed in 1888 to replace the old Villa Lighthouse which closed in 1890. Ellingråsa Lighthouse was automated in 1959.[3] Its lighting sequence is white, red or green lights, flashing twice every five seconds.

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  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Norway: Nord-Trøndelag". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved February 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ Kystverket (2008). Norske Fyrliste 2008 (PDF) (in Norwegian). ISBN 978-82-450-0628-5. 
  3. ^ "Ellingråsa" (in Norwegian). Fyr.no. Retrieved 2011-08-16. 

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