NT6087 : Entrance, Bass Rock

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Auldhame, East Lothian, Great Britain

Entrance, Bass Rock
Entrance, Bass Rock
The rock is still fortified. This is a gate in the castle walls which is normally locked, protecting the gannets nesting grounds above. The vegetation is tree mallow, Lavatera arborea. The plant has been established on the Bass Rock for centuries, but has escaped to neighbouring islands where it is severely limiting the breeding success of puffins. Meanwhile here it has been kept down by the vast number of gannets.
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NT6087, 147 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 4 March, 2009
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 601 872 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:4.5841N 2:38.4685W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 601 872
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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