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Økshammaren Lighthouse

Økshammaren Lighthouse

Økshammaren Lighthouse (also spelled Økshamaren) stands on the southeast corner of Selbjørn island, one of the islands that make up the archipelago of Austevoll municipality in Hordaland. It stands across the Selbjørnsfjord from Slåtterøy Lighthouse.The nearest town is Bekkjarvik. Økshammaren was established in 1849 and operated until 1918. Økshammaren consists of a square lantern mounted on the […]

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Marstein Lighthouse under new management!

Marstein Lighthouse under new management!

Information updated: July 2014 Marstein Lighthouse Marstein Lighthouse stands on Store Marstein islet, southwest of Bergen, in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland. It is at the mouth of Korsfjord and therefore assists ships going to both Bergen and Hardangerfjord. Austevoll consists of 667 islands. Marstein was built in 1877 (automated in 2002) and consists of a […]