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Name: Hirtshals Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Hirtshals, , Denmark

Location: South shore of Skagerrak, NW Denmark.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn
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Managing Organization:
Royal Danish Administration of Navigation and Hydrography


In 1940, this lighthouse was occupied for a time by German troops.

Tower Height: 115

Height of Focal Plane: 187

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white (range 18 nautical miles) with more intense flash every 30 seconds (range 25 nautical miles).

Description of Tower: White conical brick tower with black lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1863

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes (?)

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