Lunna Holm

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Lunna Holm from Land Taing
Lunna Holm Lighthouse
Lunna Holm - geograph.org.uk - 874153.jpg
The light on the holm off the end of Lunna Ness
Lunna Holm is located in Shetland
Lunna Holm
Shetland
LocationLunna Holm
Shetland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Coordinates60°27′19″N 1°02′28″W / 60.455223°N 1.040976°W / 60.455223; -1.040976Coordinates: 60°27′19″N 1°02′28″W / 60.455223°N 1.040976°W / 60.455223; -1.040976
Year first constructed1985
Automated1985
Constructionfiberglass tower
Tower shapecylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / patternwhite tower and lantern
Tower height8 metres (26 ft)
Focal height19 metres (62 ft)
Light sourcesolar power
Range10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi)
red and green: 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi)
CharacteristicFl (3) WRG 15s.
Admiralty numberA3811
NGA number3426
ARLHS numberSCO-132
Managing agentNorthern Lighthouse Board[1] [2]

Lunna Holm is a small island near Lunna Ness (Mainland, Shetland), in the Shetland Islands. It is 27 metres (89 ft) at its highest point.

Lighthouse[edit]

Lunna Holm Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on Lunna Holm at the east entrance of Yell Sound. It was built in 1985 in fiberglass, it is fully automated and run by solar power; it emits three white, red or green flashes every 15 seconds depending from the direction.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lunna Holm The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 31 May 2016
  2. ^ Shetland Lighthouses Northern Lighthouse Board. Retrieved 31 May 2016

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