NC9219 : Strath of Kildonan

taken 16 years ago, 5 km from Craggie, Highland, Great Britain

Strath of Kildonan
Strath of Kildonan
Home to a gold rush, and a lot of sheep, this is a big strath heading inland from Helmsdale. Picture taken of Duible Farm with a train across the river.
The railway heads inland here, partly because the big landowners and investors wanted easy access to sporting estates, but mainly because of the cost of getting a railway up the increasingly hilly coast around the Ord of Caithness.
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NC9219, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 June, 2002   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 June, 2005
Category
Glen   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NC 923 198 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:9.2846N 3:49.8525W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NC 924 199
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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