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Name: Svangen Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Resö, , Sweden

Location: On island about 2 miles west of Resö, Skagerrak.

Managing Organization:
Swedish National Maritime Administration

Height of Focal Plane: 70

Characteristic and Range: Flash every 3 seconds; range 16 (white), 13 (red), and 12 (green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical lantern on concrete base.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1 1/2-story wooden keeper's house, red with white daymark.

Earlier Towers?
1889: Red house with white tower at corner. 1923: 12-sided tower.

Date Established: 1889

Date Present Tower Built: 1983

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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