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Name: Copinsay Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Skaill , , United Kingdom

Location: Small island to the east of the Orkney mainland, Scotland.

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Photo: Northern Lighthouse Board

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board


This lighthouse was designed by engineer Charles A. Stevenson.

Tower Height: 52

Height of Focal Plane: 259

Characteristic and Range: Five white flashes every 30 seconds, visible for 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1915

Date Present Tower Built: 1915

Date Automated: 1991

Fog Signal: Discontinued 2001 (was 4 blasts every 60 seconds).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Murdoch Lamont (c. 1986)

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