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Name: Ryvarden Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ryvarden fyr

Nearest Town or City:
Molstrevåg, , Norway

Location: Northwestern Haugesund peninsula, west coast of Norway.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate/Sveio Kommune


This lighthouse is now used as an art gallery, for concerts, a cafe and other cultural activities.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 73

Characteristic and Range: Occulting three times every 10 seconds; range 13 (white), 10 (red), and 9 (green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square wooden shingled tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1849

Date Present Tower Built: 1849

Date Automated: 1984

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, cultural center.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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