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Duncansby Head
Duncansby Head
(Scottish Gaelic: Ceann Dhunngain[3] or Dùn Gasbaith[4]) is the most northeasterly part of the British mainland, including even the famous John o' Groats. It is located in Caithness, Highland, in north-eastern Scotland.[5] The headland juts into the North Sea, with the Pentland Firth
Pentland Firth
to its north and west and the Moray Firth to its south.

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1 Lighthouse 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

Lighthouse[edit] The point is marked by Duncansby Head
Duncansby Head
Lighthouse, built by David Alan Stevenson in 1924.[6] A minor public road leads from John o' Groats
John o' Groats
to Duncansby Head, which makes Duncansby Head
Duncansby Head
the farthest point by road from Land's End. The Duncansby Head
Duncansby Head
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Site of Special Scientific Interest
includes the 6.5 km stretch of coast south to Skirza Head. It includes the Duncansby Stacks, prominent sea stacks just off the coast.[7] See also[edit]

Scotland
Scotland
portal Lighthouses portal

List of lighthouses in Scotland List of Northern Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Board lighthouses

References[edit]

^ Duncansby Head
Duncansby Head
The Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 10 May 2016 ^ Duncansby Head
Duncansby Head
Northern Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Board. Retrieved 10 May 2016 ^ Gaelic and Norse in the Landscape: Placenames in Caithness
Caithness
and Sutherland. Scottish National Heritage. ^ http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/Gaelic/placenamesC-E.pdf ^ Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
Scotland
(1862). Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. 3. Neill and Company. p. 499.  ^ " Duncansby Head
Duncansby Head
Lighthouse". The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses. Archived from the original on 2014-07-27. Retrieved 2014-07-23.  ^ SSSI citation

External links[edit]

Northern Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Duncansby Head
Duncansby Head
Lighthouse.

Duncansby Stacks, rock pinnacles to the immediate south of Duncansby Head

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Lighthouses of the Northern Lighthouse
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Scotland (except principal island groups)

Ailsa Craig Ardnamurchan Bass Rock Bell Rock Buchan Ness Cape Wrath Chanonry Corsewall Covesea Skerries Crammag Head Davaar Duncansby Head Dunnet Head Fidra Fife Ness Girdle Ness Holy Island (Outer) Inchkeith Isle of May Kinnaird Head Mull of Galloway Mull of Kintyre North Rona Noss Head Pladda Rattray Head Rubh Re St Abbs Head Sanda Scurdie Ness Stoer Head Strathy
Strathy
Point Stroma Sule Skerry Tarbat Ness Turnberry Minor lights

The Hebrides

Barra Head Butt of Lewis Dubh Artach Eilean Glas Flannan Islands Haskeir Hyskeir Lismore Monach Neist Point Ornsay Rinns of Islay Rona Ruvaal Scarinish Skerryvore Tiumpan Head Ushenish Minor lights

Orkney

Auskerry Brough of Birsay Cantick Head Copinsay Hoy Sound (High) Hoy Sound (Low) North Ronaldsay Noup Head Pentland Skerries Start Point Tor Ness Minor lights

Shetland

Bressay Eshaness Fair Isle
Fair Isle
North Fair Isle
Fair Isle
South Firths Voe Foula Hoo Stack Muckle Flugga Out Skerries Point of Fethaland Sumburgh Head Ve Skerries Minor lights

Isle of Man

Chicken Rock Douglas Head Langness (minor light) Maughold Head Point of Ayre Thousla Rock (minor light)

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