List of lighthouses in Iceland

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This is a list of lighthouses in Iceland.[1] [2] [3]



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Name Admiralty No. Location Year built Focal Plane Tower Height Notes Status Image
Álftanesviti L4499 Vesturland 5 m (16 ft) 4.7 m (15 ft) Orange rectangular tower, no lantern house, red vertical stripes. Active
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Hraunhafnartangaviti L4649 Norðurland Eystra 1951 21 m (69 ft) 19 m (62 ft) White square tower, red lantern room vertical black panels Active
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Selvogsviti L4824 Suðurland 1931 21 m (69 ft) 15 m (49 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Krýsuvíkurviti L4826 Suðurnes 1965 61 m (200 ft) 5 m (16 ft) Orange cylindrical tower, red lantern house Active
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Hópsnesviti L4828 Suðurnes 1928 16 m (52 ft) 8 m (26 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
Faro de Hopsnes, Suðurland, Islandia, 2014-08-13, DD 084.JPG
Reykjanesviti L4466 Suðurnes 1929 73 m (240 ft) 31 m (102 ft) White cylindrical tower, red lantern house. Active
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Reykjanes aukaviti L4468 Suðurnes 1947 25 m (82 ft) 5 m (16 ft) Orange semi-hexagonal tower, integral lantern house. Active
Faro de Valahnúkur, Suðurnes, Islandia, 2014-08-13, DD 030.JPG
Stafnesviti L4472 Suðurnes 1925 16 m (52 ft) 11 m (36 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
Faro de Stafnes, Suðurnes, Islandia, 2014-08-13, DD 014.JPG
Garðskagaviti (1897) Suðurnes 1897 11 m (36 ft) White square tower, no lantern house, two red horizontal stripes. Inactive
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Garðskagaviti (1944) L4480 Suðurnes 1944 27 m (89 ft) 10 m (33 ft) White conical tower, red lantern house. Active
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Hólmsbergsviti L4483 Suðurnes 1956 36 m (118 ft) 13 m (43 ft) Orange conical tower, red lantern house. Active
Faro de Holmbergs, Suðurnes, Islandia, 2014-08-15, DD 115.JPG
Gerðistangaviti L4494 Suðurnes 1918 11 m (36 ft) 10 m (33 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
Faro de Gerhistangi, Vogar, Suðurnes, Islandia, 2014-08-15, DD 112.JPG
Hafnarfjörður L4495 Reykjavik 13 m (43 ft) 6 m (20 ft) Unpainted concrete cylindrical tower integral building. Active
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Hafnarfjörður (1901) L4495.1 Reykjavik 1901 6 m (20 ft) White and red horizontal bands on square tower, integral lantern house. Inactive
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Gróttuviti L4501 Reykjavik 1897 24 m (79 ft) 23 m (75 ft) White conical tower, red lantern house. Active
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Reykjavík Norðurgarði L4506 Reykjavik 7 m (23 ft) 4 m (13 ft) Yellow tower on breakwater. Active
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Reykjavík Ingólfsgarði L4508 Reykjavik 7 m (23 ft) 4 m (13 ft) Yellow pyramidal tower on breakwater. Active
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Hvaleyrarviti L4516 Vesturland 1948 3 m (9.8 ft) Red steel tower/lantern house. Active
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Akranesviti (1918) Vesturland 1918 13 m (43 ft) White square tower, gray lantern house Inactive
Antiguo faro de Akranes, Vesturland, Islandia, 2014-08-14, DD 014.JPG
Akranesviti (1947) L4520 Vesturland 1947 24 m (79 ft) 21 m (69 ft) White conical tower, red lantern house, eight buttresses. Active
Faros de Akranes, Vesturland, Islandia, 2014-08-14, DD 017.JPG
Þormóðsskersviti L4526 Vesturland 1947 34 m (112 ft) 23 m (75 ft) White tower, red lantern, black vertical panels Active
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Kirkjuhólsviti L4531 Vesturland 1953 36 m (118 ft) 6 m (20 ft) White tower Active
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Arnarstapaviti L4532 18 m (59 ft) 3 m (9.8 ft) Yellow building Active
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Malarrifsviti L4534 Vesturland 1946 31 m (102 ft) 24 m (79 ft) White cylindrical four-buttressed tower, red lantern house. Active
Faro de Malarrif, Vesturland, Islandia, 2014-08-14, DD 053.JPG
Svörtuloftaviti L4538 Vesturland 1931 28 m (92 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Öndverðarnesviti L4540 Vesturland 1973 11 m (36 ft) 5 m (16 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Krossnesviti L4544 Vesturland 1926 21 m (69 ft) 9 m (30 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Höskuldseyjarviti L4550 Vesturland 1948 13 m (43 ft) 10 m (33 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Elliðaeyjarviti L4552 Vesturland 45 m (148 ft) 8 m (26 ft) White triangular tower, red lantern house. Active
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Klofningsviti (Flatey) L4556 Vestfirðir 1926 15 m (49 ft) 9 m (30 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Miðleiðarskersviti L4557 Vestfirðir 1955 7 m (23 ft) 3 m (9.8 ft) Active
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Skarfaklettsviti L4556.5 Vesturland 1958 7 m (23 ft) 3 m (9.8 ft) Active
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Skorarviti L4558 Vestfirðir 1954 7 m (23 ft) 5 m (16 ft) Rectangular white tower, integral lantern house Active
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Bjargtangaviti L4560 Vestfirðir 1948 16 m (52 ft) 6 m (20 ft) White semi-elliptical tower, integral lantern house. Active
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Haanes (Ólafsviti) L4562 Vestfirðir 1947 26 m (85 ft) 14 m (46 ft) White conical tower, red lantern house Active
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Kópanesviti L4567 Vestfirðir 1971 25 m (82 ft) 7 m (23 ft) Orange rectangular structure, white lantern house on roof Active
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Langanesviti (Arnarfjörður) L4568 Vestfirðir 1950 23 m (75 ft) 5 m (16 ft) Orange rectangular tower, integral lantern house Active
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Svalvogaviti L4570 Vestfirðir 1920 54 m (177 ft) 6 m (20 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Fjallaskagaviti L4574 Vestfirðir 1954 19 m (62 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Orange conical tower, red lantern roof Active
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Sauðanesviti (Súgandafjörður) L4575 Vestfirðir 1934 30 m (98 ft) 3 m (9.8 ft) Active
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Galtarviti (Göltur) L4578 Vestfirðir 1956 32 m (105 ft) 14 m (46 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Óshólaviti L4580 Vestfirðir 1937 30 m (98 ft) 6 m (20 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Arnarnesviti L4584 Vestfirðir 1921 64 m (210 ft) 6 m (20 ft) Orange pyramidal tower, red lantern house. Active
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Æðeyjarviti L4582 Vestfirðir 1949 26 m (85 ft) 13 m (43 ft) White conical tower, red lantern house Active
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Sléttueyrarviti (Slettunes) L4600 Vestfirðir 1949 7 m (23 ft) 5 m (16 ft) Orange semi-hexagonal tower, integral lantern house. Active
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Straumnesviti L4604 Vestfirðir 1919 30 m (98 ft) 24 m (79 ft) Orange pyramidal steel tower Active
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Hornbjargsviti L4606 Vestfirðir 1930 31 m (102 ft) 10 m (33 ft) Orange square tower attached to coast guard station Active
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Selskersviti L4608 Vestfirðir 1947 23 m (75 ft) 15 m (49 ft) White cylindrical two-staged tower, red lantern house. Active
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Gjögurviti L4616 Vestfirðir 1921 39 m (128 ft) 24 m (79 ft) Red skeletal steel tower, red lantern house. Active
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Grímseyjarviti (Steingrímsfjörður) L4620 Vestfirðir 1949 82 m (269 ft) 10 m (33 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Malarhornsviti L4622 Vestfirðir 1948 27 m (89 ft) 3 m (9.8 ft) Orange tower, integral lantern room. Active
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Hólmavíkurviti L4626 Vestfirðir 1915 12 m (39 ft) 3 m (9.8 ft) Yellow octagonal steel tower/lantern house Active
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Skarðsviti L4628 Norðurland Vestra 1951 52 m (171 ft) 14 m (46 ft) White conical tower, red lantern house Active
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Kálfshamarsviti L4635 Norðurland Vestra 1942 21 m (69 ft) 16 m (52 ft) White square tower, red lantern house, vertical black panels on tower Active
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Skagatáarviti L4636 Norðurland Vestra 1935 18 m (59 ft) 9 m (30 ft) White church displays light. Active
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Hegranesviti L4644 Norðurland Vestra 1937 23 m (75 ft) 10 m (33 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Málmeyjarviti L4648 Norðurland Vestra 1938 41 m (135 ft) 10 m (33 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Straumnesviti nyrðri L4650 Norðurland Vestra 1942 20 m (66 ft) 10 m (33 ft) White/black vertical striped octagonal tower, red lantern house. Active
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Sauðanesviti L4652 Norðurland Vestra 1934 37 m (121 ft) 10.5 m (34 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house, integral quarters. Active
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Selvíkurnefsviti L4654 Norðurland Vestra 1931 20 m (66 ft) 8 m (26 ft) Yellow square tower, yellow lantern house Active
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Siglunesviti L4656 Norðurland Vestra 1908 51 m (167 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Bríkurviti L4660.6 Norðurland Eystra 1966 58 m (190 ft) 4 m (13 ft) Concrete tower, white lantern house. Active
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Hrólfsskersviti L4658 Norðurland Eystra 1951 18 m (59 ft) 16 m (52 ft) Orange conical tower, red lantern house roof Active
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Hríseyjarviti L4660 Norðurland Eystra 1920 113 m (371 ft) 9 m (30 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Hjalteyrarviti L4666 Norðurland Eystra 1920 14 m (46 ft) 13 m (43 ft) Red skeletal steel tower, red lantern house Active
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Svalbarðseyrarviti L4668 Norðurland Eystra 1920 9 m (30 ft) 8 m (26 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Gjögurtáarviti L4657 Norðurland Eystra 1970 28 m (92 ft) 4 m (13 ft) White concrete tower, white lantern house. Active
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Grímseyjarviti L4674 Norðurland Eystra 1937 27 m (89 ft) 9.5 m (31 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Flatyejarviti á Skjálfanda L4576 Norðurland Eystra 1963 27 m (89 ft) 9.5 m (31 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Húsavíkurviti L4680 Norðurland Eystra 1956 49 m (161 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Orange semi-elliptical tower, integral lantern house. Active
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Lundeyjarviti á Skjálfanda L4686 Norðurland Eystra 1977 46 m (151 ft) 4 m (13 ft) White cylindrical steel tower/lantern house on square concrete pad. Active
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Tjörnesviti L4688 Norðurland Eystra 1929 33 m (108 ft) 13 m (43 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Mánáreyjarviti L4689 Norðurland Eystra 1982 38 m (125 ft) 4 m (13 ft) White cylindrical steel tower/lantern house, red roof. Active
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Kópaskersviti L4690 Norðurland Eystra 1951 21 m (69 ft) 14 m (46 ft) White square tower, red lantern, vertical black stripes. Active
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Rauðanúpsviti L4696 Norðurland Eystra 1958 66 m (217 ft) 8 m (26 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Raufarhafnarviti L4700 Norðurland Eystra 1931 33 m (108 ft) 10 m (33 ft) Orange tower, red lantern house. Active
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Raufarhafnarradíóviti L4702 Norðurland Eystra 9 m (30 ft) 3.5 m (11 ft) Orange building, light displayed from day mark on roof. Active
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Melrakkanesviti L4706 Norðurland Eystra 1956 23 m (75 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Yellow tower. Active
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Grenjanesviti L4710 Norðurland Eystra 1945 25 m (82 ft) 19 m (62 ft) White square tower, red lantern house, black vertical panels on tower Active
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Langanesviti L4712 Norðurland Eystra 1950 53 m (174 ft) 10 m (33 ft) White cylindrical tower, red lantern house. Active
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Digranesviti L4714 Norðurland Eystra 1947 28 m (92 ft) 19 m (62 ft) White square tower, red lantern, black vertical stripes. Active
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Bjarnareyjarviti L4721 Austurland 1944 31 m (102 ft) 8 m (26 ft) Orange square buttressed tower, red lantern house. Active
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Kögurviti L4722 Austurland 1951 19 m (62 ft) 8 m (26 ft) White square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Glettinganesviti L4724 Austurland 1931 25 m (82 ft) 20 m (66 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Brimnesviti L4726 Austurland 1938 12 m (39 ft) 7 m (23 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Dalatangaviti (1895) Austurland 1895 5 m (16 ft) White building, light shown from roof. Inactive
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Dalatangaviti (1959) L4730 Austurland 1959 19 m (62 ft) 10 m (33 ft) Orange rectangular tower, integral keepers house, red lantern house. Active
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Norðfjarðarhornsviti L4730.6 Austurland 14 m (46 ft) 4 m (13 ft) Unpainted concrete tower, integral lantern house. Active
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Seleyjarviti L4733 Austurland 1956 27 m (89 ft) 14 m (46 ft) White conical tower, red lantern house. Active
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Vattarnesviti L4734 Austurland 1957 26 m (85 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Orange cylindrical tower, red lantern house roof. Active
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Grímuviti L4735 Austurland 1961 22 m (72 ft) 3 m (9.8 ft) Red steel cylindrical tower on large white concrete pad. Active
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Hafnarnesviti L4473 Austurland 1937 17 m (56 ft) 6.5 m (21 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Landahólsviti L4743 Austurland 1953 23 m (75 ft) 8 m (26 ft) White rectangular tower, integral lantern house Active
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Kambanesviti L4744 Austurland 1922 26 m (85 ft) 11 m (36 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Streitisviti L4749.2 Austurland 1984 17 m (56 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Black/white alternating vertical stripes on hexagonal tower. Active
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Karlstaðatangaviti L4750 Austurland 1922 11 m (36 ft) 5 m (16 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Æðarsteinsviti L4754 Austurland 1922 12 m (39 ft) 6 m (20 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Djúpavogsradíóviti L4756 Austurland 1974 Active
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Ketilflesjarviti L4760 Austurland 1946 18 m (59 ft) 12 m (39 ft) White conical tower, red lantern house Active
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Papeyjarviti L4762 Austurland 1922 57 m (187 ft) 8 m (26 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Hvalnesviti L4764 Austurland 1955 27 m (89 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Orange tower, orange lantern house Active
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Stokksnesviti L4766 Austurland 1946 30 m (98 ft) 19 m (62 ft) White pyramidal two-staged tower, red lantern house Active
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Hvanneyjarviti L4768 Austurland 1922 15 m (49 ft) 8 m (26 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house Active
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Hrollaugseyjarviti L4770 Austurland 1954 24 m (79 ft) 16 m (52 ft) White cylindrical tower, red lantern house. Active
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Ingólfshöfðaviti L4772 Suðurland 1948 75 m (246 ft) 10 m (33 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Skaftárósviti L4774 Suðurland 1953 20 m (66 ft) 20 m (66 ft) Red skeletal steel tower, red lantern house Active
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Skarðsfjöruviti L4775 Suðurland 1959 25 m (82 ft) 18 m (59 ft) Red skeletal steel frame, red lantern. Active
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Alviðruhamraviti L4776 Suðurland 1929 33 m (108 ft) 18 m (59 ft) Orange square tower, red lantern house. Active
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Dyrhólaeyjarviti L4780 Suðurland 1927 123 m (404 ft) 13 m (43 ft) White square tower, red lantern house, integral quarters. Active
Bakkafjöruviti L4781 Suðurland 1984 15 m (49 ft) 7 m (23 ft) Active
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Stórhöfðaviti L4784 Vestmannaeyjar 1906 125 m (410 ft) 7 m (23 ft) White building, red lantern house, integral quarters. Active
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Faxaskersviti L4782 Vestmannaeyjar 1950 12 m (39 ft) 6 m (20 ft) Orange pyramidal structure, light mounted on pole. Active
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Urðaviti L4786 Vestmannaeyjar 1986 30 m (98 ft) 7 m (23 ft) White lantern house supported by piles and stairway. Active
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Geirfuglaskersviti L4800 Vestmannaeyjar 55 m (180 ft) 3 m (9.8 ft) Rusty guyed tower, light mounted on pole above roof. Active
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Þrídrangaviti L4802 Vestmannaeyjar 1942 34 m (112 ft) 4 m (13 ft) White square tower, red lantern house Active
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Knarrarósviti L4804 Suðurland 1939 30 m (98 ft) 22 m (72 ft) White square two-staged tower, red lantern house, black vertical panels. Active
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Þorlákshafnarviti L4820 Suðurland 1951 12 m (39 ft) 8 m (26 ft) White rectangular tower, integral lantern house. Active
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Kolbeinstangaviti L4716 Austurland 32 m (105 ft) 20 m (66 ft) Gray square concrete tower, vertical black stripes, white lantern house. Active
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Gríma L4735 Austurland 1961 22 m (72 ft) 3 m (9.8 ft) Red cylindrical lantern house on concrete pad. Active
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Selnes lighthouse L4746 Austurland 12.5 m (41 ft) 9 m (30 ft) Gray square tower and lantern house. Active
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