Rotvær Lighthouse

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Rotvær Lighthouse
Rotvær Lighthouse is located in Nordland
Rotvær Lighthouse
Nordland
Location Flugǿya Island
Lødingen
Nordland
Norway
Coordinates 68°22′04.3″N 15°56′41.3″E / 68.367861°N 15.944806°E / 68.367861; 15.944806Coordinates: 68°22′04.3″N 15°56′41.3″E / 68.367861°N 15.944806°E / 68.367861; 15.944806
Year first constructed 1914 (first)
Year first lit 1985 (current)
Automated 1985
Construction fiberglass tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white and black bands tower, red lantern roof
Height 12 metres (39 ft)
Focal height 21.6 metres (71 ft)
Intensity 25,400 candela
Range 13 nmi (24 km; 15 mi)
Characteristic Oc WRG 6s.
Admiralty number L2785
NGA number 11292
ARLHS number NOR-189
Norway number NF-7345

Rotvær Lighthouse (Norwegian: Rotvær fyr) was a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Lødingen in Nordland county, Norway. The lighthouse sits at the east end of the island of Fugløya, part of dangerous reef at the entrance to the Ofotfjorden, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) south of the village of Lødingen.

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The lighthouse was first lit in 1914 and it was electrified and automated in 1985. The light is white, red, or green light depending on the viewing direction and it is occulting once every 6 seconds.[1][2][3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Rotvær fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rotvær fyrstasjon" (in Norwegian). Norsk Fyrhistorisk Forening. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Rowlett, Russ (19 July 2011). "Lighthouses of Norway: Bodø and Narvik Areas". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  4. ^ Kystverket (2011). Norske Fyrliste 2011 (PDF) (in Norwegian). ISBN 9788245010398. 

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