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Name: Rivingen Light (Grimstad)   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Grimstad, , Norway

Location: On small island, southwestern approach to Grimstad, southern Norway.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate

The original 1886 lighthouse, now topped by a spire, still stands here near the presently active 1925 lighthouse.

Height of Focal Plane: 40

Characteristic and Range: Flash every 5 seconds, white, red or green depending on direction; range 6 (white) and 4 (red and green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square wooden tower; lantern roof is red.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1886 (still standing): White, square wooden tower attached to dwelling.

Date Established: 1886

Date Present Tower Built: 1925

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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