NT5587 : Craigleith

near to North Berwick, East Lothian, Great Britain

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 north side of the island with Bass Rock behind.
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Sunday, 4 June, 2006   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 553 871 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:4.4772N 2:43.1801W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 552 872
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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