Muckle Holm, Yell Sound

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Muckle Holm Lighthouse
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Muckle Holm and the lighthouse on the top
Muckle Holm, Yell Sound is located in Shetland
Muckle Holm, Yell Sound
Location Muckle Holm
Yell Sound
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
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


  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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