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Name: Stórhöfdhi Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Vestmannaeyjar, , Iceland

Location: Southern tip of Heimaey, off south coast of Iceland.

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Photo: Michael Spencer

Managing Organization:
Icelandic Maritime Administration


This lighthouse is still staffed by a keeper.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 410

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds; range 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red lantern on dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1906

Date Present Tower Built: 1906

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Keepers: Oskar Jakob Sigurdsson (1965- )


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