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Name: Heggholmen Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Oslo, , Norway

Location: On island in Oslofjorden, about 1 1/2 mile SW of Oslo.


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Managing Organization:
Oslo Havnevesen

Website: http://www.fyr.no/fyra/heggholmen/heggholmen-e.html

Height of Focal Plane: 20

Characteristic and Range: Green light, 1 second on, 1 second off; range 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White lantern with red roof attached to front of white keeper's dwelling with belfry (former fog bell tower).

This light is operational

Date Established: 1827

Date Present Tower Built: 1827

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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