Træna Lighthouse

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Træna Lighthouse
Træna Lighthouse is located in Nordland
Træna Lighthouse
Nordland
Location Træna
Nordland
Norway
Coordinates 66°25′50.4″N 11°58′07.7″E / 66.430667°N 11.968806°E / 66.430667; 11.968806Coordinates: 66°25′50.4″N 11°58′07.7″E / 66.430667°N 11.968806°E / 66.430667; 11.968806
Year first constructed 1877
Automated 1974
Foundation granite basement
Construction cast iron tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with double balcony
Markings / pattern red tower
Height 18 metres (59 ft)
Focal height 36.7 metres (120 ft)
Intensity 88,000 cd
Range 17 nmi (31 km; 20 mi)
Characteristic Fl W 15s.
Admiralty number L2348
NGA number 10196
ARLHS number NOR-255
Norway number NF-6600[1]

Træna Lighthouse (Norwegian: Træna fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Træna in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the island of Sørholmen in the Trænfjorden, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the main island of Husøya and about 17 kilometres (11 mi) west of Lovund in Lurøy. The lighthouse was built in 1877 and automated in 1974. It has a granite foundation with an 18-metre (59 ft) tall red iron tower. The light can be seen for about 17 nmi (31 km; 20 mi).[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ Træna Lighthouse The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 2, 2016.
  2. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Træna fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Træna fyrstasjon" (in Norwegian). Norsk Fyrhistorisk Forening. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Kystverket (2011). Norske Fyrliste 2010 (PDF) (in Norwegian). ISBN 978-82-450-1039-8. 

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