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Name: Ornsay Beacon    Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Broadford, , United Kingdom

Location: Sound of Sleat, west coast of Scotland.

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Photo: Ken Ross

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 27

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 6 seconds; range 4 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Skeletal tower clad in white aluminum panels, on stone base.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1908

Date Present Tower Built: 2002

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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