NT5586 : Craigleith

taken 12 years ago, near to North Berwick, East Lothian, Great Britain

Craigleith
Craigleith
A small island off the East Lothian coast, Craigleith lies near the mouth of the Firth of Forth 1 mile north of North Berwick harbour. It rises to 24m and was purchased by Sir Hew Dalrymple from North Berwick Town Council in 1814. Craigleith is noted for its seabirds, including cormorants, shag, guillemot and puffins. Geologically, Craigleith is a laccolith, a dome-shape igneous intrusion, composed of essexite. View of the southeast of the island from a safety boat for North Berwick Regatta.
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NT5586, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 June, 2006
Category
Islands   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 553 869 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:4.3694N 2:43.1781W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 553 868
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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