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Name: Urdhir Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Urdir Light

Also known as: Urdarviti Light

Nearest Town or City:
Vestmannaeyjar, , Iceland

Location: Near entrance to harbor at Vestmannaeyjar, east point of Heimaey, Westmann Islands.

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Photo: Michael Spencer
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Managing Organization:
Icelandic Maritime Administration

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 105

Characteristic and Range: Three flashes every 15 seconds; range 15 (white) and 12 (red and green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White lantern on piles, concrete stairway.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1925

Date Present Tower Built: 1986

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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