The Lighthouses of Iceland

The lighthouses of Iceland (all roughly 180 of them). This presentation starts in the vicinity of Reykjavik and proceeds clockwise around the island.

This page is under construction so please bear with us as I populate (a) what I know and (b) what I have permission to use from others on the web.

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Reykjavik City

IC 1
[2160]
Engey
latitude 64° 10' 29.3" N longitude 21° 55' 27.9" W
access: only boat

Place: Faxaflói

Engey is an island on the east side of Reykjavík's commercial harbor. (L4505) ARLHS # ICE-035

Photo courtesy Richard Schoeller

Engey
IC 1G
[2150]
Grotta Grotta
latitude 64° 9' 54.2" N longitude 22° 1' 19.1" W

Grótta is an island off the end of the Seltjarnarnes peninsula about 15 km west of downtown Reykjavík. The lighthouse marks the entrance to the city's harbor. (L4501) ARLHS # ICE-044

Photo courtesy Larry Myhre [Flickr]

IC 2
[2170]
Reykjavík Norðurgarði (North Mole Head)
latitude 64° 9' 10.6" N longitude 21° 55' 56.4" W
June 23, 2018 access: boat

Reykjavik Harbor Entrance (L4506)

Photo courtesy Observe the Banana [Flickr]

Reykjavík Norðurgarði
IC 3
[2180]
Reykjavík Ingólfsgarði Reykjavík Ingólfsgarði (South Mole Elbow)
latitude 64° 9' 7.1" N longitude 21° 55' 54.5" W
June 23, 2018 access: walk the mole

Elbow of South Breakwater (L4508)

Photo courtesy Larry Myhre [Flickr]

IC 4
[2190]
Reykjavik Mariners School
latitude 64° 8' 21.2" N longitude 21° 54' 9.1" W

School for Mariners

Visually blocked by new high rise. Plans for new light are being made (6/23/2018) (L4503) ARLHS # ICE-076

Photo courtesy Erich Hartmann [List of Lights]

Reykjavik Mariners School
IC 5
[2195]
Skarfagarðs Skarfagarðs (Skarfagarth)
latitude 64° 9' 28.1" N longitude 21° 51' 51.9" W
access: walk the mole

Located at the end of the Skarfagarðs jetty, which shelters the Viðey ferry terminal. (L4513.3)

Photo courtesy Erich Hartmann [List of Lights]

Akranes Area

IC 6
[2200]
Krossvík Fremra (Range Front)
latitude 64° 18' 56.3" N longitude 22° 3' 15.4" W

Located on the waterfront on the east side of Akranes, adjacent to an athletic field. (L4518)

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]

Krossvík Fremra (Range Front)
IC 7
[2210]
Akranes (Old)
latitude 64° 18' 27.7" N longitude 22° 5' 43.3" W

In the photograph, the Old lighthouse is in the front; the new one in the back ARLHS # ICE-003

Photo courtesy © Piotr Somerfeld [Flickr]

IC 8
[2220]
Akranes (New)
latitude 64° 18' 31.8" N longitude 22° 5' 42.1" W

1947 Akranes light (L4520) ARLHS # ICE-002

Photo courtesy Pietro Izzo [Flickr]

Akranes (New)
IC 9
[2230]
Rauðanes
latitude 64° 31' 38" N longitude 21° 58' 38.2" W

Located on a sharp promontory on the north side of the Faxaflói about 2.5 km southwest of Bogarnes. (L4529)

IC 10
[2236]
Hvaleyri ARLHS # ICE-120
IC 11
[2239]
Stykkisholmur South /Akrane

This is the rear range of a 2 mark system. The front light is only a day-mark. ARLHS # ICE-090

Photo courtesy (c) Siddharth Choksi [Flickr]

IC 12
[2240]
Thormudssker Island (Þormóðssker)
latitude 64° 26' 0.3" N longitude 22° 18' 34.8" W
access: boat

Located on Thormodh's Skerry, a small rocky island in the Faxaflói about 13 km northwest of Akranes. (L4526) ARLHS # ICE-101

Photo courtesy © Þórdís Björnsdóttir with permission [Flickr]

Thormudssker Island

Snæfellsnes South Shore

IC 16
[2250]
Kirkjuhóll Kirkjuhóll
access: car + walk

Located off highway 54 midway on the south shore of the Snæfells peninsula. It's a walk of about 1/4 mi to the lighthouse. (L4531) ARLHS # ICE-062

Photo courtesy Erich Hartmann [List of Lights]

IC 17
[2260]
Arnarstapi
latitude 64° 46' 7.3" N longitude 23° 36' 58.8" W
June 26, 2018

Located on a headland on the south side of Arnarstapi, a small harbor on the southwest coast of the Snæfells peninsula. (L4532) ARLHS # ICE-116

Photo courtesy Erich Hartmann [List of Lights]

Arnarstapi
IC 18
[2270]
Malariff Malariff
latitude 64° 43' 41.6" N longitude 23° 48' 10.8" W
June 26, 2018 access: car

Located on the south coast of the Snæfells peninsula about 15 km southwest of Gröf. (L4534) ARLHS # ICE-067

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Snæfellsnes West End

IC 20
[2280]
Neshraun (Svörtuloft Thorlakshöfn)
latitude 64° 51' 49.5" N longitude 24° 2' 21" W

Located about 8 km southwest of Hellissandur. (L4538) ARLHS # ICE-091

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Neshraun
IC 21
[2300]
Ondverdarnes Ondverdarnes (Öndverðarnes)
latitude 64° 53' 6.8" N longitude 24° 2' 39.8" W

Located on the extreme northwestern tip of the Snæfells Peninsula, about 2.5 km north of the Svörtuloft lighthouse. (L4540) ARLHS # ICE-099

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]

IC 22
[2305]
Taska (Rif)
latitude 64° 55' 10" N longitude 23° 47' 41.9" W
access: boat

Located in the Breidafjörður off the village of Rif, about 6 km east of Hellissandur. (L4541.8)

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]

Taska
IC 23
[2310]
[Ólafsvík] [Ólafsvík]

Breiðafjörður

Located on a headland on the south side of Arnarstapi, a small harbor on the southwest coast of the Snæfells peninsula. (L4542) ARLHS # ICE-098

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

IC 24
[2320]
Krossnes (Stod)
latitude 64° 58' 16.5" N longitude 23° 21' 24.6" W

Located at the end of a promontory 8 km northwest of Grundarfjörður. (L4544) ARLHS # ICE-065

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Krossnes
IC 26
[2330]
Höskuldsey

Höskuldsey is a small island in the Breidafjörður about 15 km west of Stykkishölmur. (L4550) ARLHS # ICE-009

Photo courtesy © Ingvar Hreinsson [Flickr]

IC 27
[2340]
Sugandisey (Stykkishólmur Harbor)
latitude 65° 4' 49.2" N longitude 22° 43' 23.6" W

Located on a hilltop on the north side of the harbor of Stykkisholmúr. (L4554) ARLHS # ICE-114

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Sugandisey
IC 28
[2350]
Ellidaey Ellidaey
latitude 65° 8' 44.5" N longitude 22° 48' 11.5" W
access: boat

Elliðaey is a small island in the Breidafjörður about 5 km northwest of Stykkishölmur. (L4552) ARLHS # ICE-004

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]

IC 400
[3020]
Krysuvik (Reykjanes Peninsula) ARLHS # ICE-113
IC 401
[2010]
Krísuvíkurberg
latitude 63° 49' 48.5" N longitude 22° 4' 8.9" W

Located on a bluff at Krísuvíkurberg, about 25 km east of Grindavík. (L4826)

IC 402
[2020]
Hópsnes (Grindavik)

Grindavík Harbour

Located on a promontory about 2.5 km southeast of Grindavík. (L4828) ARLHS # ICE-048

Photo courtesy Larry Myhre [Flickr]

Hópsnes

Vestfirðir

(Northwest Fjords)

Breidafjörður

IC 1010 Klofningur Klofningur (Flatey)

Flatey (Flat Island) Island Lighthouse

The lighthouse is located on Klofningur, a small island about 800 m off the entrance to Flatey's harbor. Note: there is another Flatey Light on the northeast coast of Iceland. (L4556) ARLHS # ICE-063

Photo courtesy © Catriona Walker with permission [Flickr]

IC 1020 Skor
latitude 65° 24' 53.9" N longitude 23° 57' 8.8" W
ARLHS # ICE-107
IC 1030 Bjargtangar (Látrabjarg)
latitude 65° 30' 8.9" N longitude 24° 31' 53.2" W

The Westernmost point of Iceland. (L4558) ARLHS # ICE-029

Photo courtesy Tommy Bee [Wikimedia]

Bjargtangar
IC 1032
[1162]
Olafsviti Olafsviti (Haanes)
latitude 65° 36' 35.3" N longitude 24° 9' 41.8" W (L4562) ARLHS # ICE-070

Photo courtesy © Atli Týr Ægisson with permission [Flickr]

IC 1037
[1170]
Langanes Arnarfirdi
latitude 65° 43' 10.8" N longitude 23° 31' 58.6" W
(L4568) ARLHS # ICE-122

Photo courtesy © Arnbjörn Jóhannesson [Flickr]

Patreksfjörður and Arnarfjörður

IC 1040 Svalvogar /Hraun (L4570) ARLHS # ICE-108
IC 1050 Fjallasskagi
latitude 66° 30.3" N longitude 23° 48' 41.2" W
(L4574) ARLHS # ICE-037
IC 1055 Saudanes West ARLHS # ICE-124
IC 1060 [Sauðanes Northwest]
latitude 66° 7' 4.1" N longitude 23° 39' 24.2" W

See also Sauðanes North IC 1270

Located at the tip of a peninsula about 5 km west of Suðereyi, marking the entrance to the Súgandafjörður. Probably accessible only by boat. (L4575)

Ísafjörður

IC 1070 Göltur (Galtarviti)
latitude 66° 9' 47.2" N longitude 23° 34' 15.8" W
(L4578) ARLHS # ICE-041

Photo courtesy © Ólafur Jónasson [Flickr]

IC 1080 Óshólar

two miles east of Bolungarvik (L4580) ARLHS # ICE-071

Photo courtesy Christian Bickel [wikimedia]

Óshólar
IC 1090 Arnarnes Arnarnes
latitude 66° 5' 55.7" N longitude 23° 2' 20.2" W

This lighthouse marks the entrance to the Skutulsfjörður from the Ísafjörður. (L4584) ARLHS # ICE-028

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]

IC 1093
[2243]
Grindavik Center Range Front ARLHS # ICE-119
IC 1094
[2245]
Grindavik Center Range Rear ARLHS # ICE-008
IC 1100 Æðey
latitude 66° 5' 28.6" N longitude 22° 39' 39.2" W
(L4582) ARLHS # ICE-001
IC 1110 Sléttaeyri (Slettunes)
latitude 66° 17' 46.3" N longitude 22° 57' 51.1" W
(L4600) ARLHS # ICE-126
IC 1115 Straumnes Northwest
latitude 66° 25' 49.8" N longitude 23° 8' 5.1" W

It is one of two Straumnes Lights in northern Iceland. IC1260

This unusual lighthouse stands at the tip of a peninsula marking the northwestern corner of Iceland. (L4604) ARLHS # ICE-088

Photo courtesy Bryan Richter [lightphotos.net]

Northern Coast

IC 1120 Hornbjarg /Latravik
latitude 66° 24' 37.8" N longitude 22° 22' 45.5" W

This lighthouse is located a few miles southeast of Horn, the northernmost cape of northwestern Iceland, and only about 17.5 km south of the Arctic Circle. (L4606) ARLHS # ICE-049

Photo courtesy © Gayle [Flickr]

IC 1130 Selsker

This lighthouse marks Munaðarnes, a prominent cape on the north coast at the western entrance to the Húnaflói, a broad bay that separates the northwestern fjord region from the rest of northern Iceland. (L4608) ARLHS # ICE-023

Photo courtesy © Ingvar Hreinsson [Flickr]

IC 1140 Gjögur
latitude 65° 59' 46.5" N longitude 21° 19' 1.2" W
(L4616) ARLHS # ICE-039

Photo courtesy © Júlíus Ó Ásgeirsson [Flickr]

Drangnes Area

IC 1150 Grímsey í Steingrímsfirði
latitude 65° 41' 10" N longitude 21° 23' 43.5" W

Not to be confused with the much better known island of Grímsey in Norðurland Eystra. IC1340

Grímsey is an island off the north side of the entrance to the Steingrimsfjörður near Drangnes. (L4620) ARLHS # ICE-006

IC 1160 Malarhorn
latitude 65° 41' 25.1" N longitude 21° 26' 10.5" W
(L4622) ARLHS # ICE-123
IC 1165 Kopanes (L4567) ARLHS # ICE-121

Norðurland Vestra

(Western Northland)

Húnaflói

IC 1180 Skarð (Vatnsnes)
latitude 65° 29' 7.9" N longitude 20° 59' 14.2" W

Located on a bluff marking the east side of the entrance to the Miðfjörður, about 11 km north of Hvammstangi. (L4628) ARLHS # ICE-083

IC 1190 Skagaströnd Range Rear

The front light is on a post. Located in the fishing town of Skagaströnd on the east side of the Húnaflói. (L4632.1)

Photo courtesy © Arnbjörn Jóhannesson [Flickr]

IC 1200 Kálfshamars (Kálfshamarsvík)
latitude 66° 1' 2" N longitude 20° 25' 57.7" W

This lighthouse marks the eastern entrance to the broad bay of the Húnaflói.

Located about 25 km north of Skagaströnd. Accessible by road. (L4635) ARLHS # ICE-058

Photo courtesy Bromr [wikimedia]

Kálfshamars

Suðurnes Region

(Southwest Peninsula)

Skagafjörður

IC 1210 Skagata
latitude 66° 7' 9.5" N longitude 20° 5' 56.6" W

Skagatá is one of several very prominent capes on the north coast of Iceland. Located on the cape, about 80 km northwest of Sauðárkrókur. May be accessible only by boat. ARLHS # ICE-082

IC 1220 Sauðárkrókur Range Front (1) (Saudarkrokur)
latitude 65° 44' 59.1" N longitude 19° 39' 4.1" W

Located near the center of town

IC 1230 Sauðárkrókur Range Front (2) (Saudarkrokur)

Located off the Freyjugata about 100 m east of the church. (L4640)

IC 1231 Knarrarós (L4804) ARLHS # ICE-012

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Knarrarós
IC 1240 Hegranes
latitude 65° 46' 11.5" N longitude 19° 32' 33.3" W

Located on a promontory at the southern end of the Skagafjörður, about 5 km east of Sauðárkrókur. Accessible by a walk of about 2 km. (L4644) ARLHS # ICE-046

IC 1250 Málmey
latitude 66° 26.9" N longitude 19° 32' 18.2" W

Málmey is a high island in the eastern entrance to the Skagafjörður; sheer cliffs surround it on all sides. (L4648) ARLHS # ICE-013

Siglufjörður Area

IC 1260 Straumnes North
latitude 66° 11' 13.3" N longitude 18° 57' 3.4" W

Located on a promontory facing the Arctic, about 15 km northeast of Hofsós. (L4650) ARLHS # ICE-087

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]

Straumnes North
IC 1270 Sauðanes North Sauðanes North
latitude 66° 11' 13.3" N longitude 18° 57' 3.4" W
June 28, 2018

On the south tip of the fjord leading to: Siglufjörður (L4652)

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

IC 1280 Saudanes ARLHS # ICE-077
IC 1285 Selvikurnef
latitude 66° 9' 32.9" N longitude 18° 51' 60" W

Located on the east side of the Siglufjörður opposite the fishing village of the same name. (L4654) ARLHS # ICE-125

Photo courtesy Nonna & Nonni © with permission [Flickr]

Selvikurnef
IC 1290 Siglunes
latitude 66° 11' 33.2" N longitude 18° 49' 15.8" W

This is the oldest lighthouse on Iceland's north coast, marking one of several very prominent capes on the coast.

Located on heights above the cape, about 6 km northeast of Siglufjörður. (L4656) ARLHS # ICE-080

Photo courtesy © Ingvar Hreinsson [Flickr]

Norðurland Eystra

(Eastern Northland)

Eyjafjorður

IC 1300 Brik

Located on the west side of the entrance to the Olafsfjorður and Eyjafjorður about 3 km northeast of the fishing village of Olafsfjorður. (L4660.6)

IC 1310 Hrólfssker
June 28, 2018

Located on a small island ("Rolf's Skerry") in the center of the entrance to the Eyjafjorður (L4658) ARLHS # ICE-052

Photo courtesy Erich Hartmann [List of Lights]

Hrólfssker
IC 1320 Hrisey
latitude 66° 1' 5.8" N longitude 18° 24' 2.5" W

Hrísey is an inhabited island in the Eyjafjorður; 4.7 mi long, it is the second largest island of Iceland. (L4660) ARLHS # ICE-051

Photo courtesy © Svala Hrund [Flickr]

IC 1325 Svalbarðseyri
latitude 65° 44' 38.7" N longitude 18° 5' 28.3" W
June 29, 2018

Svalbarðseyri is a small village on the east side of the Eyjafjorður, about 6 km north of Akureyri.

Located on the shore on a promontory just north of the village. Accessible by road. (L4668) ARLHS # ICE-096

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]

Svalbarðseyri
IC 1330 Gjogurta Gjogurta

Located on the east side of the entrance to the Eyjafjorður. Accessible only by boat. (L4657) ARLHS # ICE-110

Photo courtesy Erich Hartmann [List of Lights]

IC 1335 Hjalteyri
latitude 65° 51' 7" N longitude 18° 11' 28.2" W

Hjalteyri is a small village on the west side of the Eyjafjorður, about 20 km north of Akureyri. Located on the point of a spit that protects the village harbor. (L4666) ARLHS # ICE-026

Photo courtesy © Daniel Starrason [Flickr]

IC 1340 Grimsey South
latitude 66° 31' 41" N longitude 17° 58' 53.8" W
June 28, 2018

Grímsey is an island precisely on the Arctic Circle, 25.5 miles north of the mainland.

The light is located on the south point of the island. (L4674) ARLHS # ICE-007

Photo courtesy © David Minkin with permission [Flickr]

Grimsey South

Húsavík Area

IC 1350 Flatey Flatey (L4678) ARLHS # ICE-005

Photo courtesy Harenberg Kalender [List of Lights]

IC 1360 Húsavík
latitude 66° 3' 8.2" N longitude 17° 21' 43.6" W
June 30, 2018 access: Walk from town

A new visitors center is under construction due to be completed in 2018.

Located on a promontory on the north side of the entrance to Húsavík harbor, about 2 km west of town. (L4680) ARLHS # ICE-054

Photo courtesy Daniel [Flickr]

Húsavík
IC 1370 Lundey Island
latitude 66° 6' 58" N longitude 17° 22' 12.7" W

Lundey (one of several Icelandic islands of that name) is a flat-topped island about 5 km north of Húsavík. (L4686) ARLHS # ICE-095

IC 1380 Tjörnes
latitude 66° 12' 23.8" N longitude 17° 8' 41" W

This lighthouse marks a prominent cape on the north coast, about 1 km northwest of Máná. Accessible by road. (L4688) ARLHS # ICE-092

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]

Tjörnes
IC 1390 Mánáreyjar

Mánáreyjar is a rocky island about 5 km northeast of Tjörnes. Accessible only by boat. (L4689) ARLHS # ICE-014

IC 1400 Grimshafnartangi /Kopasker
latitude 66° 18' 23.4" N longitude 16° 28' 3.8" W

Kópasker is a small fishing port on the east side of the Öxarfjörður and the west side of the Melrakkaslétta, Iceland's northeastern peninsula. (L4690) ARLHS # ICE-043

Photo courtesy Lydur Gudmundsson [Flickr]

Grimshafnartangi
IC 1410 Rauðinúpur

Located on a promontory at the northwestern corner of the Melrakkaslétta, Iceland's northeastern peninsula, marking the entrance to the Öxarfjörður. Accessible by road about 15 km north northwest of Kópasker. (L4696) ARLHS # ICE-072

IC 1420 Hraunhafnartangi
latitude 66° 32' 10.1" N longitude 16° 1' 34.8" W

Iceland's Northernmost lighthouse, just 1/2 mile from the Artic circle

Accessible by road about 10 km northwest of Raufarhöfn. ARLHS # ICE-050

IC 1430 Raufarhöfn
latitude 66° 27' 14.5" N longitude 15° 55' 58.3" W

Located on the east side of the entrance to Raufarhöfn harbor. (L4699) ARLHS # ICE-073

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Raufarhöfn
IC 1440 Raufarhöfn Range Front Raufarhöfn Range Front
latitude 66° 26' 58.2" N longitude 15° 56' 30.1" W

Located on the south side of the harbor at Raufarhöfn. (L4700)

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

IC 1450 Melrakkanes
latitude 66° 23' 46.7" N longitude 15° 42' 19" W

Located on a cape about 15 km southeast of Raufarhöfn, marking the northern entrance to the bay called the Thistilfjörður. (L4706) ARLHS # ICE-068

Langanesbyggð Area

IC 1460 Grejanes
latitude 66° 15' 28.7" N longitude 15° 20' 7.8" W

Grenjanes is on northeast iceland near Þorshofn village.

Located on a cape at the east entrance to the Lónafjörður, about 5 km north of the fishing town of Þórshöfn. (L4710) ARLHS # ICE-042

Photo courtesy © Ingvar Hreinsson [Flickr]

IC 1490 Frontur /Langanes/Arnarfirdi

This lighthouse marks the end of Langanes, a long, narrow peninsula that projects from the northeastern corner of Iceland, posing a great hazard to navigation. (L4712) ARLHS # ICE-111

Photo courtesy Katy Nicolson [Flickr]

Frontur
IC 1500 Digranes
latitude 66° 3' 27.4" N longitude 14° 43' 56.8" W

Located on an islet just off a cape 3 km east of the fishing town of Bakkafjörður. A footbridge connects the islet to the mainland. (L4714) ARLHS # ICE-033

Photo courtesy © SirrýJó [Flickr]

Northern Austerland (NE Coast)

IC 1502
[10]
Kolbeinstangi

Vopnafjörður (L4716) ARLHS # ICE-064

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Kolbeinstangi
IC 1503
[20]
Bjararey
latitude 65° 47' 8.5" N longitude 14° 18' 29.4" W

Bjarnarey is an island on the east coast of Iceland near the small village Vopnafjordur. (L4721) ARLHS # ICE-030

Photo courtesy Ingvarh Reinsson © [Flickr]

IC 1504
[30]
Kögur
latitude 65° 36' 31.3" N longitude 13° 51' 45.8" W

Kogur is on east iceland near small village - Borgarfjordur east. (L4722) ARLHS # ICE-109

Photo courtesy Ingvarh Reinsson © [Flickr]

IC 1505
[40]
Glettinganes
latitude 65° 30' 37.9" N longitude 13° 36' 27.5" W
(L4724) ARLHS # ICE-040

Photo courtesy Ingvarh Reinsson © [Flickr]

IC 1506 Brimmes
latitude 65° 18' 30" N longitude 13° 46' 9.1" W

Seyðisfjörður (L4726) ARLHS # ICE-031

Photo courtesy Richard Schoeller

Brimmes
IC 1507 Dalatangi (1895)
latitude 65° 16' 14.7" N longitude 13° 34' 33.1" W

Photo courtesy Eygló Haraldsdóttir [Flickr]

IC 1508 Dalatangi
latitude 65° 16' 12.8" N longitude 13° 34' 30.7" W
July 1, 2018

The light house at Dalatangi and the old one to the left. According to the sign on the door the old one is the second oldest one in Iceland and the oldest one in the eastern part of Iceland built in 1895. (L4730) ARLHS # ICE-032

Photo courtesy Richard Schoeller

Dalatangi
IC 1509 Norðfjörður
latitude 65° 8' 59.3" N longitude 13° 39' 19.1" W

Norðfjarðarflói (L4731) ARLHS # ICE-069

Central Austerland

IC 1511 Seley

Icelands easternmost lighthouse. (L4733) ARLHS # ICE-022

IC 1512 [Grima] (L4735)
IC 1513 Vattarnes
latitude 64° 56' 10.3" N longitude 13° 41' 7.2" W

Reyðarfjörður

Located on a prominent cape on the south side of the entrance to the Reyðarfjörður. Accessible by road. (L4734) ARLHS # ICE-053

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Vattarnes
IC 1514 Hafnarnes Hafnarnes
latitude 64° 56' 10.3" N longitude 13° 41' 7.2" W

Entrée de fjord signalée entre les ruines du hameau (L4738) ARLHS # ICE-045

Photo courtesy Julien Carnot [Flickr]

IC 1515 Landahóll Langanes /Arnarfirdi
latitude 64° 49' 33.8" N longitude 13° 49' 37" W

Stöðvarfjörður

Located on a prominent cape on the north side of the entrance to the Stöðvarfjörður, about 3 km east of the town of the same name. Accessible by road. (L4743) ARLHS # ICE-066

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Landahóll Langanes
IC 1516 Kambanes Kambanes
latitude 64° 48' 4" N longitude 13° 50' 19.8" W
access: car + walk

Located on a promontory 5 km east of Breiðdalsvik. Accessible by road and a short hike down to the tower. (L4744) ARLHS # ICE-059

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]

IC 1517 Breiddalsvik (Selnes)
latitude 64° 47' 10" N longitude 14° 22.6" W

Breiðdalsvík (L4746) ARLHS # ICE-078

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Breiddalsvik
IC 1519 Streiti Streiti (Streittishvarf)
latitude 64° 43' 47.7" N longitude 13° 59' 9.1" W

Located just off highway 1 on a prominent cape about 8 south of Breiðdalsvik. Accessible from the coastal highway. (L4749.2) ARLHS # ICE-089

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Southern Austerland

(Southeast Coast)

IC 1522 Karlstaðatangi (Ædarsteinstangi)
latitude 64° 41' 16.4" N longitude 14° 13' 41.5" W

Located on the north side of the entrance to the Berufjörður, opposite Djúpivogur. Accessible from the coastal highway. (L4750) ARLHS # ICE-060

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Karlstaðatangi
IC 1524 Æðarsteinn Æðarsteinn
latitude 64° 40' 5.8" N longitude 14° 17' 37.1" W
July 2, 2018

In the port of Djupivogur (L4754) ARLHS # ICE-115

IC 1525
[190]
Ketilbodafles (Ketilsfles)
latitude 64° 36' 57.3" N longitude 14° 14' 50.4" W
(L4760) ARLHS # ICE-061

Photo courtesy Ingvarh Reinsson © [Flickr]

IC 1527
[200]
Papey
latitude 64° 35' 27.9" N longitude 14° 10' 28.3" W
(L4762) ARLHS # ICE-017

Photo courtesy © Sonia [Flickr]

IC 1528
[210]
Hvalnes
latitude 64° 24' 8.4" N longitude 14° 32' 23.2" W
July 2, 2018 access: car

This important lighthouse marks a prominent cape, the Austerhorn, one of two capes that mark the southeastern corner of Iceland. Accessible from the coastal highway IS-1 (L4764) ARLHS # ICE-055

Photo courtesy © Mifl68 [Flickr]

Hvalnes
IC 1529
[220]
Stokksnes Stokksnes (L4766) ARLHS # ICE-085

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

IC 1530
[230]
Hellir
latitude 64° 14' 29.4" N longitude 15° 11' 8.9" W

place: Hornafjörður (L4768.4)

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Hellir
IC 1531
[240]
Höfn Harbour Höfn Harbour (Hvanney)

place: Hornafjörður (L4768) ARLHS # ICE-056

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

IC 1533
[250]
Hrollaugseyjar

Hrollaugseyjar is one of a group of small, rocky islands about 5 km offshore and 25 km southwest of Höfn. Accessible only by boat. (L4770) ARLHS # ICE-010

IC 1534
[251]
Hornafjordur

Literally - Fjord of Horns ARLHS # ICE-105

Southeastern Suðurland

(Central South Coast)

IC 1536
[259]
Reydarfjordur ARLHS # ICE-104
IC 1537
[260]
Inggolfshöfdi
latitude 63° 48' 5.7" N longitude 16° 38' 13" W

The Lighthouse of a small Island called Ingolfshöfdi in Iceland. ARLHS # ICE-057

Photo courtesy © Josche [Flickr]

IC 1538
[270]
Skaftárós
latitude 63° 38' 57.3" N longitude 17° 49' 45.7" W
(L4774) ARLHS # ICE-081

Photo courtesy © Jón Kornelíus Gíslason [Flickr]

IC 1539
[280]
Skardsfjara (Skarðsfjara)
latitude 63° 31' 4.6" N longitude 17° 58' 42.1" W

Located at a bend in the coastline about 30 km east of Myrar. This is a remote area and there may not be any land access. (L4775) ARLHS # ICE-084

Photo courtesy © Gunnlaugur Hólm [Flickr]

IC 1540
[290]
Geirfuglasker ARLHS # ICE-118
IC 1541
[300]
Alvidruhamar (Alviðruhamrar)
latitude 63° 27' 18.9" N longitude 18° 18' 31.1" W

Located on the west side of the Küðafljot, a glacial melt river, about 15 km south of Myrar. There may not be any public land access. (L4776) ARLHS # ICE-027

Photo courtesy © ingvar Hreinsson [Flickr]

IC 1542
[305]
Dyrhólaey
latitude 63° 24' 9.2" N longitude 19° 7' 52.4" W (L4780) ARLHS # ICE-034

Photo courtesy Matito [Flickr]

Dyrhólaey

Vestmannaeyjar

(Westman Islands)

IC 1544
[310]
Storhöfdi Storhöfdi /Heimaey/Vestmannæyjar
latitude 63° 23' 58.1" N longitude 20° 17' 18.2" W
July 3, 2018 access: Car

Located at the top of “the Broad Cape” (L4784) ARLHS # ICE-086

IC 1545
[320]
Urðir /Heimaey/Vestmannæyhar
latitude 63° 26' 11.5" N longitude 20° 13' 38.7" W
July 3, 2018 access: Boat

Located on the headland approaching the Heimaey Harbor. ARLHS # ICE-093

Urðir
IC 1546
[330]
Heimaey Höfn Heimaey Höfn
latitude 63° 26' 42.7" N longitude 20° 15' 41.4" W
July 3, 2018

Located on south pier on entry to the harbor. (L4790)

IC 1547
[440]
Faxasher /Vestmannæyjar
latitude 63° 27' 38.1" N longitude 20° 14' 21.8" W
July 3, 2018 access: boat

Located on a small island in the Vestmannaeyjar, about 2 km north of Heimaey. Accessible only by boat. (L4782) ARLHS # ICE-036

Faxasher
IC 1548
[350]
Þrídrangar (Thridrangur)

Trídrangaviti near Vestmannaeyjar at Iceland. (L4802) ARLHS # ICE-019

Photo courtesy © Ingvar Hreinsson [Flickr]

IC 1550
[362]
Bakkafjara ARLHS # ICE-117

Western Suðurland

(Southwest Coast)

IC 1552
[380]
Hafnarvik (Þorlákshöfn,Thorlákshöfn)
latitude 63° 51' 4.3" N longitude 21° 21' 39.5" W

Place: Thorlákshöfn (Thorlaks harbor) (L4820) ARLHS # 2

Photo courtesy Ronald Wöhrn [List of Lights]

Hafnarvik
IC 1553
[390]
Selvogur
latitude 63° 49' 16.6" N longitude 21° 39' 6.8" W
ARLHS # ICE-079

Photo courtesy © Brynja Hrafnkelsdóttir [Flickr]

South Coast Lighthouses

IC 2022 Reykjanes I ARLHS # ICE-074
IC 2024 Reykjanes II ARLHS # ICE-075
IC 2030 Reykjanes III
latitude 63° 48' 55.7" N longitude 22° 42' 16.7" W

Located atop a hill (an inactive volcanic cone) near the southwestern point of the Reykjanes peninsula, about 16 km west of Grindavík and 20 km southwest of Keflavík. (L4466) ARLHS # ICE-020

Photo courtesy Christian Bickel [wikimedia]

Reykjanes III
IC 2040 Reykjanestá (Reykjanes aukaviti)
latitude 63° 48' 1.2" N longitude 22° 41' 52.5" W

Located on the extreme tip of the Reykjanes peninsula, 1.7 km southwest of the Reykjanes lighthouse. (L4468)

Photo courtesy (c) Ingvar Hreinsson [Flickr]

Keflavic Area

IC 2050 Stafnes Stafnesviti
latitude 63° 58' 15.1" N longitude 22° 45' 8.8" W

Located at the west point of the Reykjanes peninsula, about 5 km south of Sandgerði. (L4472) ARLHS # ICE-025

Photo courtesy Larry Myhre [Flickr]

Stafnes
IC 2060 Sandgerdhi Sandgerdhi Sandgerdôi
latitude 64° 4' 57.4" N longitude 22° 41' 30" W

built into the end of a warehouse building in Sanderdi (L4476) ARLHS # ICE-021

Photo courtesy Larry Myhre [Flickr]

IC 2070 Garðskagi (Old)
latitude 64° 4' 58.5" N longitude 22° 41' 37.1" W
access: car

Located on Garðskagi (Cape Garð), the northwestern tip of the Reykjanes peninsula, about 8 km northwest of Keflavík. ARLHS # ICE-016

Garðskagi (Old)
IC 2080 Gardskagi (New) Gardskagi (New)
latitude 64° 4' 58.5" N longitude 22° 41' 37.1" W

Located about 200 m southeast of the original lighthouse on Garðskagi (Cape Garð). (L4480) ARLHS # ICE-015

Photo courtesy Bromr [wikimedia]

IC 2090 Holmsberg

Located on a promontory about 2.5 km northwest of Keflavík. (L4483) ARLHS # ICE-047

Photo courtesy Larry Myhre [Flickr]

Holmsberg
IC 2100 Vatnsnes Vatnsnes /Keflavik
latitude 64° 7.4" N longitude 22° 32' 35" W
June 22, 2018

Located in a warehouse area at the tip of the Vatnsnes peninsula, on the northwest side of Keflavík harbor. (L4488) ARLHS # ICE-094

IC 2110 Geirfuglasker (Gerðistangi)
latitude 64° 44.4" N longitude 22° 21' 7.2" W

Located on a point of land near Vogar, about 12 km east of Keflavík. (L4494) ARLHS # ICE-038

Photo courtesy Larry Myhre [Flickr]

Geirfuglasker

Höfuðborgarsæði Region

(Reykjavík Metropolitan Area)

Reykjavík Approach

IC 2120 Straumsvík Range Rear Straumsvík Range Rear
latitude 64° 2' 35.6" N longitude 22° 2' 20.1" W

Located on the waterfront of an industrial harbor at Straumsvík. (L4495.1)

Photo courtesy Peter Mosselberger [List of Lights]

IC 2130 Hafnarfjörður (Straumesvík Directional Light)
latitude 64° 4' 15.5" N longitude 21° 57' 58.1" W

Located on the waterfront on the north side of Hafnarfjörður harbor, a fishing port on the southwest side of Reykjavík. (L4498.5)

Photo courtesy Peter Mosselberger [List of Lights]

Hafnarfjörður
IC 2140 Hafnarfjördur (Range Rear) Hafnarfjördur (Range Rear)

Located on a hill off Vitastígur street in Hafnarfjörður. ARLHS # ICE-112

Photo courtesy Klaus Huelse [Leuchtturm Welt]