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The very unique Geitungen Lighthouse

The very unique Geitungen Lighthouse

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Edited by Michael Holtermann. The famous Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch, said it perfectly: Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye… it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.” Geitungen Lighthouse is something else. The lighthouse was designed by Jørgen M. Meinich who did a […]

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Karmøy: One island, four lighthouses

Karmøy: One island, four lighthouses

Karmøy is in Rogaland, southwest Haugesund in the traditional district of Haugaland. The municipality consists primarily of Karmøy island itself,  The main communities are Skudeneshavn , Skudenes, Stangaland, Torvastad, Åkra, and most of Avaldsnes. There is a lot to see.  Karmøy is also well known in Norway for the heather moors and the surfing beaches. Karmøy […]

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Geitungen Lighthouse

Geitungen Lighthouse

At the northern opening of Skudenesfjord, on a small island off the southern tip of Karmøy island near the harbor of Skudeneshavn, one finds the white column and red lantern roof of Geitungen Lighthouse. The lighthouse is about .6 mile (1 km) offshore from Karmøy and 2 miles (3 km) southwest of Skudeneshavn harbor entrance. […]

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