Duncansby Head

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Duncansby Head is the northeast tip of Scotland , near the village of John o 'Groats . A lighthouse built in 1924 stands on the steep cliffs. Duncansby Head is particularly spectacular because of its rugged rock formations and pinnacles, the so-called Duncansby Stacks . In the cliffs many rare sea birds, including nesting puffins .

Muckle Skerry is an Orkney island seven kilometers northeast of Duncansby Head.

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Coordinates: 58 ° 38 '39 "  N , 3 ° 1' 27"  W.