HP6409 : Keen of Hamar

near to Clibberswick, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Keen of Hamar
Keen of Hamar
You wouldn't believe that this dry rocky ground could be a National Nature Reserve, but in fact the unusual rock of the Unst ophiolite supports a unique flora, and the Keen of Hamar is set aside to preserve this. In the middle distance is Harold's Wick, with the hill of Saxa Vord beyond.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 17 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 6 June, 2006
Nature reserve > Nature Reserve   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! HP 643 098 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:45.9617N 0:49.2993W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HP 644 098
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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