Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Hurst Point Lighthouse - The Needles Lighthouse

Hurst Point Lighthouse in the foreground and the Needles Lighthouse in the distance across the water

Roughly six kilometres from Hurst Point Lighthouse across the western approach to the Solent is the Needles Lighthouse just off the coast of the Isle of Wight. The Needles is situated at the end of a narrow chalky peninsula which descends to jagged rocks to guide ships entering the Solent.

Each of the lighthouses have a different specific light characteristic which are listed below in the specifications.

Hurst Point Lighthouse & Needles Lighthouse Specifications
Information from Trinity House website & Solar Navigator website

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