HY2907 : The Hall of Clestrain

near to Hall of Clestrain, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

The Hall of Clestrain
The Hall of Clestrain
John Rae's birthplace is as neglected as his reputation. Ken McGoogan's excellent biography Fatal Passage describes how his adoption of Innuit skills, and his trust in their report of the fate of the Franklin expedition, lead to his lack of recognition by Victorian society.
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Monday, 15 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 4 June, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2955 0755 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:56.9608N 3:13.5706W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2993 0760
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