HU5240 : Noss Sound

taken 32 years ago, near to Brough, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Noss Sound
Noss Sound
The Isle of Noss is separated from Bressay by Noss Sound.
Isle of Noss :: HU5440
Noss is a small island of 1.32 miles² (343 ha) off the eastern coast of the Isle of Bressay which itself is off the eastern coast of Mainland, Shetland. Noss was inhabited as recently as 1939, and in 1851 had a population of 20. These days it is run as a sheep farm and Nature Reserve. Its highest point is a quite respectable 594' (181m) on its far eastern coast at Noss Head - famous for its gannetry.
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HU5240, 20 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 August, 1985   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 6 March, 2009
Category
Coast > Sound (narrow sea passage)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 528 408 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:8.9296N 1:3.0121W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 526 408
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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