HU3678 : Gluss Isle Leading light

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

Gluss Isle Leading light
Gluss Isle Leading light
Only when you get to the tower might you see that it is the after-most light tower of two. Just within the square by less than 50 metres, it dominates the view.
The leading lights are used to assist incoming tankers (to Sullom Voe) in taking a safe line to the Pilot Station, before entering the potentially hazardous approach to the Oil Terminal.
The photo gives the impression that the tower leans - it doesn't!
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Date Taken
Monday, 23 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 10 June, 2011
Category
Navigational aid   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 369 780 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:29.0624N 1:19.8267W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 368 782
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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