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Auskerry

Auskerry Lighthouse was established in 1866 by the engineers David and Thomas Stevenson. The lighthouse lights the north entrance to the Stronsay Firth.  It is attached to two flats; the lower one is used all year as a store and the top one is used mainly in summer.

Details

Year Established

1866

Engineer

David & Thomas Stevenson

Position

Latitude   59°01.557'N
Longitude 002°34.367'W

Character

Flashing White every 20 Seconds

Elevation

34 metres

Range

20 nautical miles

Structure

White tower, 34 metres in height.

Public Access

No

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