Henningsvær

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Henningsvær Lighthouse in beautiful Lofoten

Henningsvær Lighthouse in beautiful Lofoten

Henningsvær Lighthouse, Henningsvær, Vågan, in Nordland County. This lighthouse was built in 1856, and has bee inactive since 1935. (An automated light structure stands in front of the old lighthouse.) It is 41 feet (12.5 meters) tall, and 75.8 feet (23.1 meters) above the high tide level. The square cylindrical masonry tower is attached to […]

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Skrova Lighthouse’s beautiful Lofoten surroundings

Skrova Lighthouse’s beautiful Lofoten surroundings

The Lofoten archipelago is justly famous for its stark beauty. The wall of mountains running the length of the chain rises up out of the sea forming a backbone stretching some 266 kilometers and yielding thousands of islands and islets at its edges. Here, for more than 1,00 years the great cod fisheries have operated.  While lying within […]