ND4678 : Muckle Skerry Lighthouse

taken 12 years ago, near to Scartan Bay [water Feature], Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Muckle Skerry Lighthouse
Muckle Skerry Lighthouse, taken 12 years ago
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 May, 2005   (more nearby)
Monday, 7 April, 2008
Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 464 784 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:41.4023N 2:55.5817W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ND 463 784
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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