NT1378 : The Loony Dook

taken 8 years ago, near to Queensferry, Edinburgh, Great Britain

The Loony Dook
The Loony Dook
The Loony Dook is an annual event that takes place on the 1st of January each year. Up to 600 hardy 'loons' take to the waters of the River Forth for a 'dook' that might last from a few seconds up to many minutes. A good deal of money is raised for charity and a good time is had by all. Volunteers from the RNLI can be seen in the water in case of any mishaps. The Forth Rail Bridge is visible in the background.
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Friday, 1 January, 2010
Category
Coastal scenery   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 130 784 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.4397N 3:23.6856W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 130 783
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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