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Name: Tiumpan Head Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port nan Ciuran, , United Kingdom

Location: Eye Peninsula, northeast coast of Isle of Lewis, northwest Scotland.


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Photo: John Mobbs

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Website: http://www.nlb.org.uk/ourlights/history/tiumpan.htm

Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 180

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 25 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: 1900

Date Automated: 1985

Fog Signal: Discontinued (was 3 blasts every 90 seconds).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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