NM1202 : Dubh Artach Lighthouse

taken 3 years ago, 26 km from Fidden, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Dubh Artach Lighthouse
Dubh Artach Lighthouse
Dubh Artach lighthouse lies about 15 nautical miles west of Colonsay and was built between 1865 and 1872 by the "lighthouse Stevensons" for the Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB). NLB account of the constructiuon is at LinkExternal link.

Also, a brief account of his visit by Robert Louis Stevenson is at LinkExternal link - "An ugly reef is this of the Dhu Heartach.... No other life was there but that of sea-birds, and of the sea itself, that here ran like a mill-race, and growled about the outer reef for ever, and ever and again, in the calmest weather, roared and spouted on the rock itself."
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NM1202, 3 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 27 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Islands  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lighthouse 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 120 028 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:7.8765N 6:38.1918W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 122 027
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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