Wednesday, March 30, 2011

0043. Iceland - Stokksnes Lighthouse

The Stokksnes Lighthouse is located in one of the prominent Cape, the Vesterhorn of Iceland.  The Lighthouse is in the South-Eastern corner of Iceland.

Iceland Post commemorated the Stokksnes Lighthouse by releasing a stamp on 17-Mar-2011 and it is valued at Icelandic Krona 165 for Europa 50g.

Built in the year 1946, the STOKKSNES Lighthouse:

  • Tower is SQUARE concrete
  • Painted WHITE
  • Lantern painted RED
  • Height is 19 metres
  • Colour scheme of the LIGHT is WHITE or RED or GREEN depending on direction
  • LIGHT character is 3 (three) FLASHES every 30 seconds
  • Owned and operated by Icelandic Maritime Administration

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