Kaura Lighthouse

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Kaura lighthouse
Kaura fyr
Kaura lighthouse in Roan.tif
Kaura Lighthouse is located in Sør-Trøndelag
Kaura Lighthouse
Location Kaura Island
Coordinates 64°13′48.9″N 10°07′59″E / 64.230250°N 10.13306°E / 64.230250; 10.13306Coordinates: 64°13′48.9″N 10°07′59″E / 64.230250°N 10.13306°E / 64.230250; 10.13306
Year first constructed 1931
Automated 1959
Foundation stone basement
Construction cast iron tower
Tower shape massive cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern incorporating keeper's quarter
Markings / pattern red tower with one white band, white basement
Height 22 metres (72 ft)
Focal height 30 metres (98 ft)
Intensity 4,050 candela
Range 11.1 nmi (20.6 km; 12.8 mi)
Characteristic Fl (2) WRG 10s.
Admiralty number L1682
NGA number 8432
ARLHS number NOR-135
Norway number NF-4858[1]

Kaura lighthouse (Norwegian: Kaura fyr) is a lighthouse located in the municipality of Roan in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The 22-metre (72 ft) tall tower is located on the small island of Kaura in the mouth of the Brandsfjorden about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) west of Bessaker and 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northwest of the municipal center of Roan.[2]

The lighthouse was built in 1931 and automated in 1959. It can be seen for 11.1 nautical miles (20.6 km; 12.8 mi) and it has a flashing light in white, red, and green.[3]

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  1. ^ Kaura Lighthouse The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 6, 2016
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Kaura fyr" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  3. ^ Kystverket (2008). Norske Fyrliste 2008 (PDF) (in Norwegian). ISBN 978-82-450-0628-5. 

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