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Lighthouses of the Fosen Region

Lighthouses of the Fosen Region

Fosen Region In the past, Norway was divided into districts with deep historical roots and which only partially coincide with contemporary administrative units of counties and municipalities. Until the early Viking period, the late 700s C.E., many of these regions were independently ruled by local kings. Fosen is one of these traditional districts in Trøndelag. […]

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Vingleia Lighthouse

Vingleia Lighthouse

Vingleia Lighthouse (Norwegian: Vingleia fyr) sits on Skarvflesan in the archipelago Halten in Frøya municipality, South Trondelag. The name Vingleia is probably derived from a term meaning “route that is exposed to wind.” This lighthouse was built in 1921 and automated in 1985, stands 49 feet (15 meters) tall. It is part of the lighthouse […]

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