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
Location Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Coordinates 63°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 constructed 1842 (first)
Year first lit 1894 (current)
Automated 1976
Construction mansory tower
Tower shape square tower with lantern
Markings / pattern white tower, red lantern
Height 8 metres (26 ft)
Focal height 21.7 metres (71 ft)
Intensity 25,900 candela
Range 14.3 nmi (26.5 km; 16.5 mi)
Characteristic Oc (3) WRG 10s
Admiralty number L1028
NGA number 6676
ARLHS number NOR-224
Norway number NF-3780
Heritage heritage 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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