Cathedral Of The Northern Lights - Alta, Norway
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N 69° 57.902 E 023° 15.994
34W E 586645 N 7763584
Quick Description: Cathedral Of The Northern Lights is coated with titanium that can reflect the northern lights
Location: Troms og Finnmark, Norway
Date Posted: 12/31/2021 7:08:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM15G20
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
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Long Description:
Built in 2009, Cathedral Of The Northern Lights is an architectural landmark in Alta. The spiral-shaped 47-meter-high tower follows the shape of the Northern Lights. The spire of the tower is 27 meters. Both the cathedral and the tower are coated with titanium which can reflect the northern lights.
Inside, the Cathedral consists of raw concrete, titanium and wood. The decoration and the liturgical furniture in the church room were designed by the Danish artist Peter Brandes. The cathedral was designed by the architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen
The cathedral can seat 350 people.
Location of the Steeple:
Markedsgata 30
Alta,
9510


Approximate Date of Construction: 2009

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