Kvitsøy Lighthouse

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Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

These three Rogaland lighthouses make the passage through the Kvitsøyfjord significantly safer.

Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes These three Rogaland lighthouses make the passage through the Kvitsøyfjord significantly safer. Kvitsøy is the oldest, having been set up in 1700. Next came Tungenes in 1828. Fjøløy came later, in 1849.   Kvitsøy Lighthouse This octagonal stone tower light was automated in 1969 and has been a protected building since 1998. LighthousesofNorway.com […]

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The North Sea Road – Nordsjøvegen

The North Sea Road – Nordsjøvegen

Starting from Kristiansand in Southern Norway and traveling northwest to Haugesund, there are 24 lighthouses along the North Sea Road.

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Kvitsøy Lighthouse, aiding sailors since 1700

Kvitsøy Lighthouse, aiding sailors since 1700

Kvitsøy Lighthouse Kvitsøy has operated as a navigation light since about 1700. The present light was automated 1969 and has been a protected building since 1998. The 1829 lighthouse had a height of 18 m (59 ft); the tower was extended by 7 m (23 ft) in 1859 and gained another 2 m (7 ft) […]