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Name: Jomfruland Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Jomfruland Rear Light

Nearest Town or City:
Kragerø, , Norway

Location: Island of Jomfruland, Telemark, southern Norway.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn
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Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate


The original 1839 brick lighthouse, minus its lantern, still stands near the presently active lighthouse.

Tower Height: 102

Height of Focal Plane: 157

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light with a brighter flash every 15 seconds; range 19 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower, red lantern roof.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1839: Conical brick tower (still stands without lantern).

Date Established: 1839

Date Present Tower Built: 1938

Optics: Second order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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