NU2236 : Knoxes Reef, Farne Islands

taken 12 years ago, 3 km from Red Barns, Northumberland, Great Britain

Knoxes Reef, Farne Islands
Knoxes Reef, Farne Islands
One of the smallest of the Farne Islands.
Farne Islands
A group of 15 - 20 islands (depending on the tides) offshore of Seahouses, Northumberland. They are the most easterly outcrops of the Whin Sill (a dolerite intrusion across north east England). The islands are divided into the inner and outer islands. The Islands are an important breeding ground for many seabirds having a large Puffin population. There is also an important seal colony here. The whole area is designated a National Nature Reserve.
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Thursday, 1 June, 2006   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 3 June, 2006
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Islands   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 222 363 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:37.1871N 1:38.9442W
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