Holmengrå Lighthouse

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Location
60°50'34"N
004°38'57"E
Country
 Norway
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Holmengrå Lighthouse (Norwegian: Holmengrå fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located in the municipality of Fedje in Vestland county, Norway. It sits on a tiny island in the mouth of the Fensfjorden and Fedjefjorden, near a busy shipping lane headed to the Mongstad industrial area.

History

The lighthouse was established in 1892. A radio beacon was active from 1947 to 1992.The lighthouse emits a white, red, or green light (depending on direction) using a 3 seconds on, 3 seconds off pattern. The light sits at an elevation of 35 metres (115 ft) above sea level. The 10-metre (33 ft) tall square tower is painted white, with a red lighthouse on the top.
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