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Name: Orskar (Örskär) Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Örskär Light

Nearest Town or City:
Söderboda, , Sweden

Location: On island off northern tip of Grasö.

Managing Organization:
Swedish National Maritime Administration


This is Sweden's oldest operating lighthouse.

Tower Height: 108

Height of Focal Plane: 117

Characteristic and Range: Two long white flashes every 10 seconds; range 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Stone tower, lower part is octagonal and upper part is round; black and white bands.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Dwellings and outbuildings.

Date Established: 1687

Date Present Tower Built: 1738

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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