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Fife Ness Lighthouse

nr Crail, Fife

Location Guide

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Located at the easternmost point of Fife, marking the north side of the entrance to the Firth of Forth. The lighthouse was built to replace the last in a series of lightships that guarded the rocks in this area.


Lighthouse information Grid

Name:

Fife Ness Lighthouse, nr Crail, Fife

Current status:

Working

Geographic Position:

56 16.747'N   002 35.196'W

Grid Reference:

NO637098

Ceremonial County:

Fife

Appearance:

White building

Map Link:

Multimap

Aerial photo:

Marinas.com

Other photos:

Geograph

Originally built:

1975

Current lighthouse built:

 

Height of Tower:

5 metres

Height of light above mean sea level:

12 metres

Character of light:

Isophase White/Red sectors every 10 seconds

Character of fog signal:

 

Range of light:

21 nautical miles - White 21 miles, Red 20 miles

Owned / run by:

Northern Lighthouse Board

Getting there:

 

Access:

 

Website:

NLB  

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Wikipedia  

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For more articles, lists and other information see the Lighthouses Section

Lighthouse Map of Scotland

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