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Name: Skerry of Ness Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Stromness, , United Kingdom

Location: Off SW point of Orkney Mainland, Scotland.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board


Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 33

Characteristic and Range: Flash every 4 seconds with white and green sectors.

Description of Tower: Platform on white concrete column.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1895: Stone tower.

Date Established: 1895

Date Present Tower Built: 1981

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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