NU2135 : Birds on the cliff of Inner Farne

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

Birds on the cliff of Inner Farne
Birds on the cliff of Inner Farne
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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Whin Sill
The Whin Sill is a large igneous intrusion into the rocks of Northern England. The intrusion is dated at 295 million years ago, the rock is dolerite. Several classic locations of Northern England owe their location to this sill - Hadrian's Wall, Farne Islands, Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 June, 2006
Category
Cliffs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 218 357 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:36.8916N 1:39.2993W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 218 356
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