Mousa Lighthouse

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Mousa Lighthouse on the Peerie Bard 2008
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Mousa Lighthouse 1982.
Photo from Shetland Museum and Archives.

Basic Information :

Name Mousa Lighthouse
Position Latitude 59°59.8 N

Longitude 01°09.4 W
HU 472238 (Click for map),

Location At the Perie Bard Islet, at the east end of Mousa,

south east Shetland,

Description A white round tower
Built by -
First lit 1951
Character Flashing White every 3 seconds
Nominal Range 10 miles
Elevation 66 foot
Automated -
Other information This lighthouse had previously been situated on the Point of No Ness,
approx 3 miles to the South West, on the Mainland.

It was discontinued on 26th April 1951,
and re-erected on Mousa with the same character.
The new lighthouse is a 20 foot high, square, white tower

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