Skrova Lighthouse

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Skrova Lighthouse
Skrova Fyr
Saltværsholmen
Lofoten - 20120601 050.JPG
Skrova Lighthouse
Skrova Lighthouse is located in Nordland
Skrova Lighthouse
Nordland
Location Vågan
Nordland, Norway
Coordinates 68°09′11″N 14°38′56″E / 68.15306°N 14.64889°E / 68.15306; 14.64889Coordinates: 68°09′11″N 14°38′56″E / 68.15306°N 14.64889°E / 68.15306; 14.64889
Year first constructed 1922
Automated 2005
Construction cast iron
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern red tower with two white bands, red lantern
Height 24.5 metres (80 ft)
Focal height 41 metres (135 ft)
Intensity 2,298,000 candela
Range 18 nmi (33 km; 21 mi)
Characteristic Fl (2) W 45s.
Admiralty number L2860.1
NGA number 11452
ARLHS number NOR-211
Norway number NF-7476

Skrova Lighthouse (Norwegian: Skrova fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland, Norway. It is located on a small skerry southwest of the island of Skrova which is in the Vestfjorden south of Austvågøya.[1][2]

History[edit]

Skrova Lighthouse was first established in 1922 and it was automated in 2005. It was listed as a protected site in 1999. The 24.5-metre (80 ft) tall tower is red with two white horizontal stripes. The light on top gives two white flashes every 45 seconds.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Skrova fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Skrova fyrstasjon (Saltværsholmen)" (in Norwegian). Norsk Fyrhistorisk Forening. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Rowlett, Russ (19 July 2011). "Lighthouses of Norway: Lofoten". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
  4. ^ Kystverket (2011). Norske Fyrliste 2011 (PDF) (in Norwegian). ISBN 9788245010398. 

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