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Selvogsviti Lighthouse

Selvogsviti was built in 1919 and rebuilt in 1931. The light height is 20 meters above sea level. In 1919, a 15-meter high iron frame was built on Selvogstangi. It was fitted with a 3.3 meter high light and a 200 ° dioptric 1000 mm lens and gaslight fixture.

The lighthouse was the same type as the Stokksnes lighthouse, which was built in 1922. After only 10 years, the lighthouse had become so rusty that it became necessary to build a new lighthouse, and in 1930 a 15.8 m high lighthouse was built of concrete. A year later, the lighthouse, lens and gaslight fixtures of the iron frame lighthouse were installed on it and the new Selvog lighthouse was taken into use. In 1987, the walls of the lighthouse were renovated. The lighthouse was electrified a year later and a radar detector was installed on it. The light is now lit on the lighthouse for safety reasons, but radio transmitters on top of it are the most important thing now.

The lighthouse is still in operation and is fully automated today.  

Selvogsviti lighthouse is part of the beautiful South Coast Lighthouse trail that you can find more information about here.
 

Selvogsviti Lighthouse

Selvogsviti Lighthouse

Selvogsviti was built in 1919 and rebuilt in 1931. The light height is 20 meters above sea level. In 1919, a 15-meter high iron frame was built on Sel
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