Erkna Lighthouse

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Lighthouses of Møre og Romsdal

Lighthouses of Møre og Romsdal

Møre og Romsdal is one the Norway’s most scenic coastal counties. Its ten biggest communities are situated on the coast or a fjord. Here the land breaks up into myriad islands as it approaches the Norwegian Sea and this accounts for the area’s long dependence on boat traffic. These islands also encourage north-south traffic by […]

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Erkna Lighthouse

Erkna Lighthouse

Erkna Lighthouse was built in 1870 and fully automated in 1988. It was bombed by Allied aircraft in 1945 and burned to the ground. Then, it was rebuilt 1948–50. Erkna is 34.4 feet (10.5 meters) tall, and stands high up on a bluff on the northwest coast of the island 162.4 feet (49.5 meters) above the high tide mark. […]