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This is the Hellis°y Lighthouse located at the island Fedje northwest of Bergen. The lighthouse was first lit in 1855. The tower of cast iron is 33 meters high and the light is 46 meters above high water level. In Norway there was built 34 lighthouses of this kind. The building of Hellis°y Lighthouse employed 95 men, who also built a cottage for the keeper, his family and assistant. The lighthouse was electrified in 1954 and automated in 1989.

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