NJ9505 : East Leading Light

taken 4 years ago, near to Torry, Aberdeen, Great Britain

East Leading Light
East Leading Light
The leading lights were erected in 1842. A ship approaching the harbour steers until the two lights appear one above the other, and as long as it maintains that course it is guided into the safe channel. I imagine that they are now no longer required, with all the navigational technology now available. NJ9505 : West Leading Light
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Sunday, 11 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9556 0541 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:8.3741N 2:4.4998W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9560 0542
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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