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Name: Balta Sound Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Unst, , United Kingdom

Location: On south side of island of Balta, about 1/2 mile east of Unst, Shetland Islands.

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board


This structure, built in 2004, replaced an earlier brick and concrete tower. The lantern from the previous structure was donated to the Shetland Amenity Trust.

Tower Height: 21

Height of Focal Plane: 55

Characteristic and Range: Flash every 10 s, white or red depending on direction; range 10 (white) and 7 (red) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Green aluminum square skeletal tower; upper part enclosed.

This light is operational

Date Established: ?

Date Present Tower Built: 2004

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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