HY7855 : North Ronaldsay lighthouse and communications tower

4 km from North Ronaldsay Airfield, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

North Ronaldsay lighthouse and communications tower
North Ronaldsay lighthouse and communications tower
At 42m, this is the tallest land-based lighthouse in the British Isles. It was first lit in 1854 and in 1889 the red brick tower was painted with two white bands to help it be seen during the day.
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2006
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Geograph (Third Visitor for HY7855)
Date Taken
Monday, 22 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 May, 2006
Category
Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 784 559 [100m precision]
WGS84: 59:23.3272N 2:22.9205W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 786 553
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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