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Thousla Rock Light

Calf Sound, Isle of Man

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This light can be found on a rock in the Calf Sound, a stretch of water between the Calf of Man and the Isle of Man mainland.

This image shows the light at high tide when the rock is covered by water

Photo by M J Richardson

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Thousla Rock Light, Isle of Man

Current status:


Geographic Position:

054 03.728'N  004 48.042'W

Grid Reference:


Ceremonial County:

Isle of Man


White 8-sided concrete tapered pillar, red lantern

Map Link:

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Aerial photo:


Other photos:

photo   Google satellite view

Originally built:


Current lighthouse built:


Height of Tower:


Height of light above mean sea level:

9 metres

Character of light:

Flashing Red every 3 seconds

Character of fog signal:


Range of light:

4 nautical miles

Owned / run by:

Northern Lighthouse Board

Getting there:



Site and tower closed.



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