Stavnes Lighthouse

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Stavnes Lighthouse
Stavenes fyrstasjon.jpg
View of the lighthouse
Stavnes Lighthouse is located in Møre og Romsdal
Stavnes Lighthouse
Møre og Romsdal
LocationMøre og Romsdal, Norway
Coordinates63°06′52″N 07°39′47.1″E / 63.11444°N 7.663083°E / 63.11444; 7.663083Coordinates: 63°06′52″N 07°39′47.1″E / 63.11444°N 7.663083°E / 63.11444; 7.663083
Year first constructed1842 (first)
Year first lit1894 (current)
Automated1976
Constructionmansory tower
Tower shapesquare tower with lantern
Markings / patternwhite tower, red lantern
Tower height8 metres (26 ft)
Focal height21.7 metres (71 ft)
Intensity25,900 candela
Range14.3 nmi (26.5 km; 16.5 mi)
CharacteristicOc (3) WRG 10s
Admiralty numberL1028
NGA number6676
ARLHS numberNOR-224
Norway numberNF-3780
Heritageheritage site in Norway Edit this on Wikidata

Stavnes Lighthouse or Stavneset Lighthouse (Norwegian: Stavenes fyr / Stavneset fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in Averøy Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The lighthouse sits on the Stavneset peninsula on the northeastern coast of the island Averøya, along the Bremsnesfjorden. The lighthouse was built to mark the entrance to the fjord, which is near the port of the city of Kristiansund, a few kilometres away.[1]

The lighthouse was originally built in 1842 and it was rebuilt in 1894. The lighthouse was automated in 1976. The light sits at an elevation of 22 metres (72 ft) above sea level and it emits a white, red, or green light (depending on direction) occulting in groups of three every 10 seconds. The light burns from 16 July until 21 May every year, but it does not burn in the summer due to the midnight sun. The lighthouse is painted white with a red top.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ (19 July 2011). "Lighthouses of Norway: Kristiansund Area". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2013-05-05.
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Stavenes fyr" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-05-05.
  3. ^ Kystverket (2012). Norske Fyrliste 2012 (PDF) (in Norwegian). ISBN 9788245013542. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-04.

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