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
LocationHoo Stack Isle
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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