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Gruney

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Year first lit  2004 (current)
Foundation  concrete basement
Height  7 m
Island group  Shetland
Year first constructed  1976
Deactivated  2004 (first)
Construction  metal skeletal tower
Focal height  53 m
Automated  1976
Gruney httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Location  Gruney Isle Shetland Scotland United Kingdom
Tower shape  square parallelepiped tower covered by aluminium panels with light on the top
Similar  Out Skerries, Broch of Culswick, Muckle Skerry, Helliar Holm, Lunna House

Gruney is a small, uninhabited island in Shetland, Scotland. It lies north of the Northmavine peninsula of the Shetland Mainland, from which it is separated by the Gruney Sound.

Map of Gruney, United Kingdom

Gruney has a population of Leach's petrels, one of just two in Shetland. It is not a National Nature Reserve, but the RSPB has a management agreement with the owners.

The island is also home to a lighthouse.

References

Gruney Wikipedia


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