Skrova Lighthouse

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Skrova Lighthouse
Skrova Fyr
Saltværsholmen
Lofoten - 20120601 051.JPG
View of the lighthouse
Location of the lighthouse
LocationVågan Municipality, Nordland, Norway
Coordinates68°9′11″N 14°38′56″E / 68.15306°N 14.64889°E / 68.15306; 14.64889Coordinates: 68°9′11″N 14°38′56″E / 68.15306°N 14.64889°E / 68.15306; 14.64889
Year first constructed1922
Automated2005
Constructioncast iron
Tower shapeCylindrical
Markings / patternRed with 2 white stripes
Tower height24.5 metres (80 ft)
Focal height41 metres (135 ft)
Intensity2,298,000 candela
Range18 nmi (33 km; 21 mi)
CharacteristicFl(2) W 45s Edit this on Wikidata
Admiralty numberL2860.1
NGA number11452
ARLHS numberNOR-211
Norway number747600
Heritageheritage site in Norway Edit this on Wikidata

Skrova Lighthouse (Norwegian: Skrova fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in Vågan Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on a small skerry southwest of the island of Skrova which is in the Vestfjorden south of the island 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 at an elevation of 41 metres (135 ft). The 2,298,000-candela light can be seen for up to 18 nmi (33 km; 21 mi).[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. ^ Kystverket (2018). Norske Fyrliste (PDF) (in Norwegian). ISBN 9788245015959.
  4. ^ Rowlett, Russ (2018-09-22). "Lighthouses of Norway: Inner Lofoten Area". The Lighthouse Directory. Retrieved 2018-11-25.

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