Pentland Skerries - Muckle Skerry


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Source of Image: Ian Cowe (Scotland)
Date of Image: August 2nd, 2010

 

International Designation Number:

A3562

 

Navigation:
Latitude 58 40' 59'' N
Longitude 02 55' 29'' W
Body of water North Sea. Pentland Firth.

 

Construction:
Date of Establishment: 1794. (rebuilt in 1820s).
Date Light First Lit: 1794
Designer Thomas Smith & Robert Stevenson.
Is structure still operating? Yes. Automated 1994.
Characteristic Three White flashes, separated by 6sec, every 30sec