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Stormy lighthouse stay in January

Stormy lighthouse stay in January

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is visiting Viberodden Lighthouse in January and is caught in a storm unable to leave the island.

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Fjøløy Lighthouse

Fjøløy Lighthouse

Fjøløy Lighthouse (Norwegian: Fjøløy fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Rennesøy in Rogaland, Norway. The location is roughly 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of Stavanger. Established in 1849. In 1867 the original light was replaced by larger wooden lighthouse. The first Fjøløy Lighthouse was just a regular lantern which was only illuminated a few […]

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Storholmen Lighthouse

Storholmen Lighthouse

Storholmen Lighthouse Giske Municipality, Møre og Romsdal on the west coast of Norway Storholmen is located on a tiny skerry in the Norwegian Sea about 6 km (3.5 mi) due north of Erkna and 8 km (5 mi) northwest of the populated island of Vigra. Storholman Lighthouse was established in 1920 and automated in 1980. Storholmen […]

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Flatflesa Lighthouse

Flatflesa Lighthouse

Flatflesa Lighthouse Flatflesa Lighthouse (Norwegian: Flatflesa fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located in Sandøy Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The lighthouse lies on the small island of Flatflesa, about 9 kilometers (5.6 mi) west of the island of Gossa and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of the island of Sandøya. The original lighthouse was […]

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Sula Lighthouse, Frøya

Sula Lighthouse, Frøya

Sula Lighthouse Sula Lighthouse (Norwegian: Sula fyr) is a lighthouse on the island of Sula in the municipality of Frøya in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. Built in 1909 and automated in 1974. A day beacon had been established here 1793. Sula is part of a series of lighthouses along the municipality of Frøya including the Finnvær, Vingleia, and […]

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Heggholmen Lighthouse

Heggholmen Lighthouse

Heggholmen Lighthouse (Norwegian: Heggholmen fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located in the Oslofjord, in the municipality of Oslo. It was established in 1827, and automated in 1972. The lighthouse was listed as a protected site in 1998. Heggholmen is owned and operated by Oslo Port Authority and has Protected Status under the Cultural Heritage Act. […]

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Tranøy Lighthouse, a Nordland treasure

Tranøy Lighthouse, a Nordland treasure

Tranøy Lighthouse is an active lighthouse. It was lit for the first time in 1864 and was automated in 1991. Tranøy light stands 89.6 feet (27.3 meters) tall, 91.9 feet (28 meters) above the high tide mark. Located on the islet of Tranøy in the municipality of Hamarøy in Nordland county, Norway. Tranøy Lighthouse is […]

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Høgsteinen Lighthouse

Høgsteinen Lighthouse

Høgsteinen Lighthouse Høgsteinen Lighthouse, Giske. Built in 1857 and inactive since 1905  Høgsteinen stands at the end of a stone mole marking the southeast point of Godøy island. The round brick tower with lantern and gallery stands 36 feet/11 meters tall. It is painted white with the lantern roof painted red. This is one of […]

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Arctic Circle Monument and Vikingen Lighthouse

Arctic Circle Monument and Vikingen Lighthouse

Crossing the Arctic Circle Little Vikingen Island is in the western part of Rødøy municipality. It is home to  both Vikingen Lighthouse and the Arctic Circle Monument. Vikingen is about 35mi/57 km northwest of Mo i Rana. Vikingen Lighthouse  is an active light with a focal plane 16 m (52 ft); white, red or green light, depending […]

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