NX5351 : Auchenlarie beach

taken 12 years ago, 4 km from Sandgreen, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Auchenlarie beach
Auchenlarie beach
Looking SE along the coast from Auchenlarie towards the entrance to Fleet Bay. The small beach and inlet here, typical of this stretch of coastline, made this area popular with smugglers in the 18th century.Walter Scott's character Dirk Hatteraick is based on the real life smuggler Captain Yawkins who had a storage cave in the cliff face just below the point where this photograph was taken.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 17 May, 2006
Category
Coastline/Beaches   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 53 51 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.2097N 4:16.9561W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 534 520
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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