Sunday, March 27, 2016

Lighthouse of the Week, March 27-April 2, 2016: Kavringen, Norway

I happened to find this fairy-tale cute lighthouse outside Oslo Harbor, Norway.  It's called the Kavringen Lighthouse, and it's located next to a very small islet that's also a wildlife refuge, called Kavringen.

It has a small wooden top, that looks similar to the steeple of a stave church.

Here's a bit of information about it, from Lighthouses of Norway.

  • Established 1892 and still active.
  • 13 m (43 ft) octagonal wood tower with an unusual wood lantern topped by a spire. Tower painted white with one narrow red horizontal band; lantern is brown. s
  • Focal plane 12 m (39 ft); white, red or green light depending on direction, occulting in groups of three.
  • Located in the inner harbor of Oslo, between Hovedøya and the Filipstad container terminal.
And I went with four pictures of it this time.  You can see the islet in the first, third, and fourth.

No comments: