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Name: Saltholmen Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lillesand, , Norway

Location: Small island near Lillesand, Saltholmen, south coast of Norway.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate

The original 1882 lighthouse still stands here near the presently active 1952 light. The Lillesand Sailing Club cares for the buildings.

Height of Focal Plane: 42

Characteristic and Range: Three flashes every 15 seconds, white red or green depending on direction; range 4 (white) and 3 (red and green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White lantern on piles, red roof.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1882 (still standing): White tower with black roof and spire, attached to dwelling.

Date Established: 1882

Date Present Tower Built: 1952

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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