NW9856 : The discontinued Killantringan lighthouse

taken 13 years ago, near to Portslogan, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

The discontinued Killantringan lighthouse
The discontinued Killantringan lighthouse
"In January 2005, the three General Lighthouse Authorities (GLAs) of the UK and Ireland issued a consultation document following a joint review of Aids to Navigation of the coasts of the United Kingdom and Ireland. As a result of this review it was agreed to discontinue the light at Killantringan, which only served as 'waypoint'. Killantringan Lighthouse was therefore permanently discontinued with effect from 11 July 2007." Quoted from the Northern Lighthouse Board website.
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NW9856, 149 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 August, 2008
Category
Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NW 981 564 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:51.7025N 5:8.8438W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NW 982 561
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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