Wednesday, March 30, 2011

0042. Iceland - Langanes Lighthouse

The Langanes Lighthouse is located in the long, narrow peninsula of the North-Eastern corner of Iceland.   The Lighthouse marks the end of Langanes.  The lantern and gallary of the Lighthouse are of Swedish make.  The lighthouse protects the navigators from great hazard in the region.

Iceland Post commemorated the Langanes Lighthouse by releasing a stamp on 17-Mar-2011 and it is valued in Icelandic Krona 75 for domestic 50g. 

Built in the year 1950, the LANGANES Lighthouse:

  • Tower is ROUND concrete
  • Painted WHITE
  • Lantern painted RED
  • Height is 9 metres
  • Colour scheme of the LIGHT is WHITE
  • LIGHT character is 2 (two) FLASHES every 10 seconds
  • Owned and operated by Icelandic Maritime Administration

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