Landegode Lighthouse

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Landegode Lighthouse
Landegode fyr.jpg
Landegode Lighthouse
Landegode Lighthouse is located in Nordland
Landegode Lighthouse
Nordland
Location Bodø
Nordland
Norway
Coordinates 67°26′52.6″N 14°22′51.3″E / 67.447944°N 14.380917°E / 67.447944; 14.380917Coordinates: 67°26′52.6″N 14°22′51.3″E / 67.447944°N 14.380917°E / 67.447944; 14.380917
Year first constructed 1902
Automated 1988
Construction cast iron tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with gallery and lantern
Markings / pattern red tower with two white horizontal bands, red lantern
Height 29 metres (95 ft)
Focal height 40.8 metres (134 ft)
Intensity 1,460,000 candela
Range 17.8 nmi (33.0 km; 20.5 mi)
Characteristic Fl (3) W 40s.
Admiralty number L2578
NGA number 10808
ARLHS number NOR-148
Norway number NF-7045
Managing agent Skagen Hotel[1]

Landegode Lighthouse (Norwegian: Landegode fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located in the municipality of Bodø in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on a small island just north of Landegode, about 18 kilometres (11 mi) north of the town of Bodø and about 18 kilometres (11 mi) southwest of Kjerringøy.

View of the lighthouse

History[edit]

The lighthouse was built in 1902 and automated in 1988. The lighthouse was listed as a protected site in 1999. The red, round, iron tower is 29 metres (95 ft) tall and the light can be seen for about 17.8 nautical miles (33.0 km; 20.5 mi)[2][3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Norway: Bodø and Narvik Areas". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Landegode fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Kystverket (2011). Norske Fyrliste 2011 (PDF) (in Norwegian). ISBN 9788245010398. 
  4. ^ Norske Fyrhistorisk Forening. "Landegode Fyrstasjon" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-03-14. 

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