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Name: Strømtangen Light (Kragerø)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kragerø, , Norway

Location: Kragerøfjorden, Telemark, southern Norway.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate


This light was planned and built at the same time as the Stavseng Lighthouse, with this light serving as a front (leading) light and Stavseng serving as the rear light.

Tower Height: 29

Height of Focal Plane: 26

Characteristic and Range: White or red light depending on direction, occulting once every 6 seconds; range 10 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Granite tower with wooden upper portion built into end of wooden keeper's dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1874

Date Present Tower Built: 1874

Date Automated: 1962

Optics: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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