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Name: Fidra Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Yellowcraigs, , United Kingdom

Location: Small island in Firth of Forth, southeast Scotland.


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Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Website: http://www.nlb.org.uk

Notes:
Fidra Island is said to be the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson's book "Treasure Island." The island is managed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Tower Height: 56

Height of Focal Plane: 112

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 30 seconds, range 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White brick tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1885

Date Present Tower Built: 1885

Date Automated: 1970

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
This lighthouse can be seen from cruises from the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick; see www.seabird.org

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