NT5187 : North Dog and Fidra

taken 12 years ago, 3 km from Dirleton, East Lothian, Great Britain

North Dog and Fidra
North Dog and Fidra
Fidra lighthouse is at the north end of Fidra Island in the Firth of Forth. The lighthouse was first lit in 1885, compulsory powers having been taken to acquire land for its construction. In 1970 it became the first Northern Lighthouse Board light to be converted to unattended automatic installation (monitored from St Abbs Head), being electrified with power supplied from the mainland through a submarine cable and equipped with a sealed beam light. The rocks to the right are known as North Dog.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 23 July, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 511 872 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:4.5064N 2:47.2291W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 513 873
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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