Hekkingen Lighthouse

Hekkingen Lighthouse (Norwegian: Hekkingen fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located in the Malangen fjord in the municipality of Lenvik in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It was first lit in 1859. The lighthouse was listed as a protected site in 2000.[2]

Hekkingen Lighthouse
Hekkingen fyrstasjon
Hekkingen 3.jpg
View of the lighthouse
Location of the lighthouse
LocationTroms og Finnmark, Norway
Coordinates69°36′06″N 17°49′47″E / 69.6016°N 17.8298°E / 69.6016; 17.8298Coordinates: 69°36′06″N 17°49′47″E / 69.6016°N 17.8298°E / 69.6016; 17.8298
Tower
Constructed1859
ConstructionWooden
Automated1988
Height10 metres (33 ft)
ShapeTrapezoidal tower attached to the keeper's house
MarkingsWhite with red top
Operator[1]
Heritageheritage site in Norway Edit this on Wikidata
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Light
Focal height23 metres (75 ft)
Intensity27,000 candela
Range14.6 nmi (27.0 km; 16.8 mi)
CharacteristicOc WRG (2) 8s
Norway no.862500
Hekkingen Lighthouse

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Norway: Southern Troms". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2016-03-08.
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Hekkingen fyr". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 December 2011.

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