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Hanstholm - DK

Hanstholm - DK

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Hanstholm Lighthouse

The construction of the Hanstholm lighthouse was a very dramatic events. It was built at Hanstholmen in agreement with England. Construction of the lighthouse began in summer 1842 by architect Holgreen court architect Jørgen H. Koch. bricklayer master G. Sibbern was general contractor. When in November 1842 would put lights and lighthouse beacon apparatus, it appeared that the tower was cracked. Architect Holgreen who had primary responsibilitty for design errors, took himself of days in April 1843, and a new architect, Jens P. Jacobsen got yik task to tear the lighthouse cracked down and then build a new one. On 6. November 1843, it became clear new lighthouse, and 15. December the same year, Denmark's brightest beacon lit. 

By: Holger Novotny Thomsen

          

15/12/2009
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Flying distances - Direct line

Hanstholm

0.6nm
349°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11

Thisted

10nm
161°
Small port.
4 Aug 11

Lodbjerg - DK

20nm
212°
 Lodbjerg Fyr

Lodbjerg fyr blev bygget i 1883. Det er opført af svensk granit og er 35 m. højt. Det er ligesom Hanstholm Fyr (bygget 1843) et såkaldt anduvningsfyr der vejleder skibene på det åbne hav. Lyset fra fyret kan i klart vejr ses 35 km. ud over havet, og ...
22 Sep 10

Bovbjerg - DK

39nm
203°
Bovbjerg LighthouseLemvigA bit gloomy is the 24 meter high Bovbjerg right out to the West Coast in Ferring parish. It is a significant clay hill  that shoots out into the sea at this point. In 1876-77 they constructed a lighthouse on this place where many shipwreks had occurred. ...
1 Feb 10

Ringkobing

62nm
190°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
4 Aug 11

Store torungen fyr

77nm
1 Jan 70

Lyngvig - DK

65nm
194°
Lyngvig LighthouseHvide SandeThis 38 meters tall and slim lighthouse was built in 1906 at Holmlands Klint to fill the more 100 km large "gab" between Bovbjerg lighthouse and Blåvandshuk lighthouse. It is built on a concrete foundation, while the tower is built of brick and concrete/kvadre. ...
15 Dec 09

Kristiansand harbour

64nm
342°
Port.
29 Jul 11

Hirtshals - DK

51nm
56°
Hirtshals Lighthouse1 January 1863 Hirtshals lighted beacon, which had taken the entire 2.5 years to build. Construction of the lighthouse was the culmination of a plan from 1854 when it was decided first to move the Skagen lighthouse and partly to build a new lighthouse at Hirtshals. ...
15 Dec 09

Hals

56nm
97°
Small port .
4 Aug 11

Mariager

53nm
121°
Small port.
4 Aug 11

Blåvandshuk - DK

94nm
190°
Blåvandshuk Lighthouse Lighthouse by Blåvandshuk was built in 1899-1900, since it replaced a wooden beacon which was established in 1888. The foundation, which is made of concrete, is 4 meters down into a drifting sand dunes, and this is a socket on the 2 switches ...
23 Sep 10
Local Area

Skagerrak

The Skagerrak is a strait running between Norway and the southwest coast of Sweden and the Jutland peninsula of Denmark, connecting the North Sea and the Kattegat sea area, which leads to the Baltic Sea.
The S side of the Skagerrak extending between Hanstholm and Skagen, about ...
25 Jul 11

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11
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