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Name: Pladda Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Arran, , United Kingdom

Location: South coast of Isle of Arran, off southwest coast of Scotland.


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Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

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

Tower Height: 95

Height of Focal Plane: 131

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 30 seconds, visible for 25 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1790

Date Automated: 1990s

Fog Signal: Discontinued (was one blast every 20 seconds).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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