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Name: Strathy Point Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Bettyhill , , United Kingdom

Location: North coast of Sutherland, western approach to the Pentland Firth, Scotland.


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Photo: John Mobbs

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Website: http://www.nlb.org.uk/ourlights/history/strathy.htm

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 148

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 20 seconds, visible for 26 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square concrete tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1958

Date Present Tower Built: 1958

Date Automated: 1997

Optics: 250mm

Fog Signal: Discontinued 1987 (was 4 blasts every 90 seconds).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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