Hoo Stack

Hoo Stack is a small island off Nesting, Shetland in Shetland. It is one and a half miles from the North Isle of Gletness. It is 34 metres (112 ft) at its highest point, and is home to a lighthouse, which was built in 1986.

Hoo Stack Lighthouse
Gletness with North Isle of Gletness in the foreground, and Hoo Stack in the background
Shetland
LocationHoo Stack Isle
Shetland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Coordinates60.249180°N 1.089504°W / 60.249180; -1.089504
Year first constructed1986
Foundationconcrete base
Constructionmetal skeletal tower
Tower shapesquare tower covered by metallic panels with light on the top
Markings / patternwhite tower
Tower height8.5 metres (28 ft)
Focal height40 metres (130 ft)
Light sourcesolar power
Rangewhite: 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi)
red and green: 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi)[1]
CharacteristicFl (4) WRG 12s.
Admiralty numberA3795.7
NGA number3407
ARLHS numberSCO-102
Managing agentNorthern Lighthouse Board[2] [3]

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