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Name: Point of Fethaland Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Isbister, , United Kingdom

Location: Northern tip of the Shetland mainland, north coast of Scotland.

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

This lighthouse was built as an automatic light and never had a keeper.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 65

Characteristic and Range: Three flashes white/red (depends on direction) every 15 seconds, visible for 24 (white) and 20 (red) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, cylindrical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1977

Date Present Tower Built: 1977

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The light is accessible via a moderately strenuous (3-4 hours) walk on a hiking trail.


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