Point of Fethaland Lighthouse

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Close to the lighthouse

Basic Information :

Name Point of Fethaland Lighthouse
Position Latitude 60°38.1N

Longitude 001°18.6 W
(HU 377946)

Location In Northmavine,at the most northern tip of the Shetland Mainland
Description A white cylindrical tower, 23 foot high
Built by -
First lit 1977
Character Three flashes White/Red (depends on direction) every 15 seconds
Nominal Range White, 25 miles - Red, 20 miles
Elevation 213 foot
Automated Built automatic
Other information It is one of several modern lighthouses built to guide tankers to the Sullom Voe Oil Terminal.

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Point ofFethaland
Looking north to the lighthouse
Old postcard of the point of Fethaland
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