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Source of Image: Ian Cowe (Scotland)
Date of Image: July 12th, 2009

 

International Designation Number:

A3944

 

Navigation:
Latitude 57 08' 36'' N
Longitude 05 46' 58'' W
Body of water Sound of Sleat.

 

Construction:
Date of Establishment: 1857
Date Light First Lit: November 10th, 1857
Designer David and Thomas Stevenson.
Is structure still operating? Yes. Automated 1962.
Characteristic White light occulting once every 8sec.
 

Notes:

The light was modernised in 1988 when mains power was installed to replace the gas system.