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Name: Gantock Beacon  

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Also known as: Gantocks Beacon

Also known as: The Gantocks

Nearest Town or City:
Dunoon, , United Kingdom

Location: Firth of Clyde, mouth of West Bay, opposite Cloch Point, southwest Scotland.

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Photo: Michael Spencer

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The power-station chimney in the background in this photo, about two miles away across the Clyde, is the tallest in Scotland at 628 feet.

Tower Height: 44

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Flashing red every 6 seconds, range 6 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1886

Date Present Tower Built: 1886?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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