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Source of Image: Ian Cowe (Scotland)
Date of Image: July 23rd, 2009

 

International Designation Number:

A4096

 

Navigation:
Latitude 56 19' 25' N
Longitude 07 06' 52'' W
Body of water

 

Construction:
Date of Establishment: 1844
Date Light First Lit: February 1st 1844
Designer Alan Stevenson.
Is structure still operating? Yes. Inactive (1954-1959). Automated 1994.
Characteristic White flash every 10sec.
 

Notes:

In 1972 a concrete helicopter pad with additional fuel storage tanks contained therein

was constructed on the rocks at the base of the tower.