Nidingen Old


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Source of Image: Esbjörn Hillberg (Sweden)
Date of Image: Unknown

 

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Latitude 57° 18' 30'' N
Longitude 11° 54' 49'' E
Body of water Kattegat Sea.

 

Construction:
Date of Establishment: 1832
Date Light First Lit: 1832
Designer
Is structure still operating? No. Inactive since 1946.
Characteristic

Notes:

Nidingen Lighthouse was the first in Sweden, and is thought to have been the first double lighthouse in the world.

Open fires were displayed here as early as 1624.

This pair of twin lighthouses was raised in height in 1846.