Kvitsøy lighthouse

Kvitsøy lighthouse

Kvitsøy lighthouse was built in 1829. Tt was then 18 metre-high with a coal burner on top. In 1859, the tower was raised by a further 7 m and equipped with an oil-fired flame and a lens system. The top of the lighthouse is now 45 m above sea level. In 1938, the lighthouse was electrified, and in 1969, automated. The lighthouse is heritage-listed. The history of the tilting lighthouseKvitsøy...

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