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Name: Högbonden Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Häggvik, , Sweden

Location: On island about 19 miles NE of Härnösand, southern Bothnia.

Managing Organization:
Swedish National Maritime Administration


Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 246

Characteristic and Range: Occulting every 10 seconds; range 18 (white), 15 (red), and 13 (green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1909

Date Present Tower Built: 1909

Optics: Second-order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes (?)

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Nearby Lodging: The former keeper's house is available for overnight accommodations from May 1 through mid-October; call 0613-230 05.

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