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Name: Nakkehoved West Lighthouse   

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Also known as: Nakkehoved Vest Fyr

Nearest Town or City:
Gilbjerg, , Denmark

Location: Gilleleje, northermost point of Sjaelland, Baltic Sea.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

This lighthouse was originally only about 25 feet tall; it was raised in height in 1898.

Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 177

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds, range 25 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square brick tower on granite foundation.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1772

Date Present Tower Built: 1772

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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