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Ytterøyane Lighthouse: Norway’s westernmost lighthouse

Ytterøyane Lighthouse: Norway’s westernmost lighthouse

Florø, in Sogn og Fjordane, is Norway’s westernmost city and Ytterøyane Lighthouse on Kinn island, the last in the island chain coming west from Florø, is Norway’s westernmost lighthouse. Yetterøyane Lighthouse was built in 1881 and automated in 2004. Kinn is a small island. It lies about 600 metres (2,000 ft) west of the neighboring island […]

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Stabben Lighthouse is a marvel

Stabben Lighthouse is a marvel

updated July, 2014 There are three great lighthouses in Florø municipality: Stabben, Kvanhovden, and Ytterøyane lighthouse. Stabben Lighthouse (Norwegian: Stabben fyr) was established in 1867 and automated 1975. It was listed as a protected site in 1999. Florø is a municipality in The county of Sogn of Fjordane. The lighthouse was commissioned in 1867. It is […]

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Kvanhovden Lighthouse

Kvanhovden Lighthouse

Kvanhovden Lighthouse stands high up on a crag, at the end of a peninsula in the northwest of the island of Hovden. The city of Florø lies to the southeast in the western, central part of Sogn og Fjordane county. The waters around Florø are dangerous and exposed, and consequently three lighthouses were built in […]