NG2366 : Waternish Point lighthouse

taken 12 years ago, near to An Cāmastac [other Features], Highland, Great Britain

Waternish Point lighthouse
Waternish Point lighthouse
The Northern Lighthouse Board have operated gas powered systems for more than 100 years and these were the first automatic lights in Scotland. In general these were installed where a low range, eg less than 10 miles was required. A local attendant ensured that the gas supply was available and illuminated and that the gas mantle was in good condition. The structure consists of a concrete base, aluminium lightroom and a GRP roof. This lighthouse was selected in 07/02/01 for solarisation and modernisation by the Northern Lighthouse Board. (Source - Highland Council Historic Environment Record).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 13 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 14 May, 2010
Category
Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2331 6698 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:36.4602N 6:38.0483W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2329 6696
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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