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Name: Cromarty Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cromarty, , United Kingdom

Location: Moray Firth, northeast coast of Scotland.


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Photo: Northern Lighthouse Board

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Website: http://www.nlb.org.uk/ourlights/history/cromarty.htm

Notes:
The keeper's house and outbuildings at this lighthouse are now used by Aberdeen University students studying the bottlenose dolphins of the Moray Firth. Email lighthouse@abdn.ac.uk for information on this program. The light was discontinued as an aid to navigation in February 2006.

Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 59

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1846

Date Present Tower Built: 1846

Date Deactivated: 2006

Date Automated: 1985

Current Use: Research station.

Open To Public? Yes.

Directions:
Dolphin Ecosse offers nature cruises in the area. Email: info@dolphinecosse.co.uk

Keepers: Robert Clyne (1916-1922)

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