Buchan Ness Light

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Buchan Ness Light in 2004 - 44th trip
Buchan Ness Light in 2004 - 44th trip

Boddam, Scotland, U.K.

Built: 1827

Automated: 1988

This 115 foot tall conical tower has a focal plane of 131 feet above sea level. It is located about 2 miles south of Peterhead, on the northeast coast of Scotland. Its light has a range of 28 nautical miles. It was designed by Robert Stevenson and is still active today.

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