old lighthouse Skagen

Old lighthouse Skagen (white fire) in Denmark; situated in the north of the town at the Baltic sea coast, in July 1999. The octagonal white brick tower is situated near the old swing fire. The fire became unnecessary in 1854, when the new and higher grey lighthouse Skagen began to flash (nearly 2 kilometres northeast).

(worked from October 14th 1747 to November 1st 1858, height of building 21 m, height of fire 21 m, range of light 13 sm)

 

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Old lighthouse
Skagen
at a stamp
from 1980.
coordinates (GPS) : 5743'44.6''N - 1036'24.3''E
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