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Kjølnes Lighthouse on the wild Barents coast

Kjølnes Lighthouse on the wild Barents coast

Kjølnes Lighthouse stands sentinel on the northern end of the Varanger peninsula facing the open sea.

Kjølnes Lighthouse is in Berlevåg municipality in Finnmark, Norway’s northernmost county. Berlevåg’s coastal location serves to moderate temperatures during winter, receiving heat from the Gulf stream. Temperatures during winter rarely dip below −15 °C (5 °F), while maximum temperatures during summer are usually around 13 °C (55 °F). There are no trees in Berlevåg, because the relatively […]