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Name: Helliar Holm Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Balfour, , United Kingdom

Location: On Helliar Holm, off south coast of Shapinsay Island, Kirkwall Bay, Orkney, off north coast of Scotland.


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Photo: Art Meyer

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Website: http://www.nlb.org.uk

Tower Height: 42

Height of Focal Plane: 59

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white/red/green every 10 seconds, visible for 14 (white), 10 (red and green) miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1893

Date Present Tower Built: 1893

Date Automated: 1967

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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