Crinan Canal Lighthouse
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The Crinan Canal at 9 miles long, provides a shortcut between the Hebrides
and the Clyde, eliminating a long trip around the Mull of Kintyre, Britain's
longest peninsula. The canal was opened in 1801.
The lighthouse is located at the westernmost lock
of the canal in Crinan. It is hexagonal and painted red and white, inside is a
storeroom, access to the gallery is via a ladder on the outside.
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