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Eilean Ban

United Kingdom Latitude/Longitude: 57.27771° / -5.742427°
Description : Designed by David 1815-81 and Thomas 1818-87 Stevenson, was built in 1857. Thomas Stevenson was the father of the author Robert Louis Stevenson 1850-94. When first built the light itself was fuelled by sperm whale oil, and displayed a central white beam flanked by a red and a green beam. In 1960 the light was changed to Acetylene gas, the station automated and the lighthouse was reclassified as a minor light.
Type: Lighthouse
Number of Flashes: 1
Light Color: Red-Green Sectors / RG
Location / Area / Island: Scotland, Highlands
Operational: Yes
Inactive since Year 1993
Shape & Material Cylinder / Stone
Color of Structure White with Ochre Trim

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