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Name: Stangholmen Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Risør, , Norway

Location: Risør Harbor on southeast coast of Norway.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate

The dwelling attached to the inactive 1855 lighthouse is now a restaurant; see

Height of Focal Plane: 30

Characteristic and Range: White, red or green light depending on direction, occulting once every 6 seconds;

Description of Tower: Cylindrical concrete tower with white lantern and red roof.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1855 (still standing): 30-foot white round tower attached to dwelling.

Date Established: 1855

Date Present Tower Built: 1959

Optics: 1855: Fifth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds, restaurant.

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