Filtvet Lighthouse

Filtvet Lighthouse (Norwegian: Filtvet fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Hurum in Viken, Norway. It was first established in 1840, and was replaced by a light in 1985. It was listed as a protected site in 1997.[1][2]

Filtvet Lighthouse
Filtvet Fyrstasjon
Filtvet fyr med palme.JPG
LocationHurum, Asker, Norway Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates59°34′16″N 10°37′05″E / 59.5711°N 10.6181°E / 59.5711; 10.6181
Constructed1840 Edit this on Wikidata
Height11 m (36 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Shapelantern on keeper's house
OperatorNorwegian historical lighthouse association Edit this on Wikidata
Heritageheritage site in Norway Edit this on Wikidata
First lit1840 Edit this on Wikidata
Deactivated1985 Edit this on Wikidata
Current light Edit this at Wikidata
Filtvet Lighthouse (new).JPG
Constructed1985 Edit this on Wikidata
Constructionconcrete Edit this on Wikidata
Height14 m (46 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Shapecylinder Edit this on Wikidata
Markingswhite (tower), red (stripe), red (roof) Edit this on Wikidata
Focal height13 m (43 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Range12 nmi (22 km; 14 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
CharacteristicOc(2) WRG 8s Edit this on Wikidata

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  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Norway: Oslo Area (Akershus and Oslo)". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  2. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Filtvet fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 13 January 2012.

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