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Name: Symbister Ness Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Symbister, , United Kingdom

Location: SW point of Whalsay, Shetland Islands.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board


Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: Two flashes every 12 seconds, white or green depending on direction; range 8 (white) and 6 (green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square skeletal tower enclosed with white aluminum panels.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1904: White octagonal tower.

Date Established: 1904

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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