ND3391 : Martello Tower at Hackness

near to Hackness, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Martello Tower at Hackness
Martello Tower at Hackness
This is one of two towers built in 1814 to improve the defence of Longhope Sound. The other can just be seen on the other side of the sound. See LinkExternal link for more information.
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September 1995   (more nearby)
Thursday, 1 June, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 338 912 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:48.1934N 3:8.8474W
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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