HU3678 : Light with attitude

taken 8 years ago, near to Bardister, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Light with attitude
Light with attitude
Once on the line between, or anywhere due North, of the tower, one can see the purpose.
The huge and powerful light strikes out to sea. When placed precisely behind the Fore-light HU3779 : Gluss Isle leading light a safe line is drawn for shipping to follow to the pilot station.
Then, when a Pilot is aboard and tugs in attendance, the approach to Sullom Voe Terminal can be completed.
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HU3678, 5 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 23 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 May, 2011
Category
Navigation lights   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 369 780 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:29.0463N 1:19.8270W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 371 788
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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