NK0428 : St Catharine's Dub, Collieston

taken 12 years ago, near to Collieston, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

St Catharine's Dub, Collieston.
St Catharine's Dub, Collieston.
This rocky area is the area where a Spanish galleon from the Armada is reputed to have run aground as it tried to get home in 1588. However, the more plausible derivation of the name is from the sinking of a Flemish ship carrying ammunition in 1594 to a Catholic uprising. Note the constant dip to the rock strata and the massive size of the stone blocks.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 May, 2006
Category
Coastline/Beaches   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NK 043 287 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:20.9270N 1:55.8116W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NK 043 286
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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