ND4678 : Muckle Skerry Lighthouse

near to Scartan Bay [water Feature], Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Muckle Skerry Lighthouse
Muckle Skerry Lighthouse
Muckle Skerry lighthouse seen from the perimeter wall. Completed in 1794, it was the first lighthouse built by Robert Stevenson and T Smith. It originally consisted of two light towers but this was changed to a more powerful single light in 1895. The main lighthouse is 36 metres high. It became automated in 1994.
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2005
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 May, 2005   (more nearby)
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Monday, 7 April, 2008
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Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 464 784 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:41.4023N 2:55.5817W
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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