Muckle Holm, Yell Sound

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Muckle Holm Lighthouse
Muckle Holm - geograph.org.uk - 1528944.jpg
Muckle Holm and the lighthouse on the top
Muckle Holm, Yell Sound is located in Shetland
Muckle Holm, Yell Sound
Shetland
Location Muckle Holm
Yell Sound
Shetland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Coordinates 60°34′50″N 1°16′00″W / 60.580660°N 1.266765°W / 60.580660; -1.266765Coordinates: 60°34′50″N 1°16′00″W / 60.580660°N 1.266765°W / 60.580660; -1.266765
Year first constructed 1976
Automated 1976
Foundation concrete base
Construction metal skeletal tower
Tower shape square tower covered by aluminium panels with light on the top
Markings / pattern white tower
Height 32 metres (105 ft)
Focal height 7 metres (23 ft)
Light source solar power
Characteristic Fl (4) W 10s.
Admiralty number A3818
NGA number 3452
ARLHS number SCO-140
Managing agent Royal Society for the Protection of Birds[1]

Muckle Holm is a small island in Shetland. It is in Yell Sound, near the Northmavine. It is 23 metres (75 ft) at its highest point.

There is a lighthouse, first lit in 1976.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Muckle Holm The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 31 May 2016
  2. ^ "Muckle Holm". Shetlopedia. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 

This article incorporates text from the article Muckle_Holm on Shetlopedia, which was licensed under the GNU Free Documentation Licence until September 14, 2007.

External links

  • Northern Lighthouse Board
  • Close-up of Muckle Holm Lighthouse


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