NT2670 : Monumental arch, Observatory Road

near to Morningside, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Monumental arch, Observatory Road
Monumental arch, Observatory Road
Monument at the foot of the road leading to Edinburgh University's observatory and the Blackford Hill. The arch was erected in 1888 to commemorate 'the work and character' of George Harrison MP (1812-1885) 'whose life was devoted to the public good'. Sir George was a Lord Provost of the city.
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2010
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Sunday, 3 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 9 January, 2010
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Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 262 708 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.4922N 3:10.8974W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 263 708
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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