NH5427 : Mile Stone on southern shore of Loch Ness

taken 11 years ago, near to Whitefield, Highland, Great Britain

Mile Stone on southern shore of Loch Ness
Mile Stone on southern shore of Loch Ness
This historical milestone represented the start of the measured mile during John Cobb's water speed record attempt on 29 September 1952 when he lost his life in the process. His boat, The Crusader had just achieved 206.89 mph prior to the accident.
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NH5427, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 July, 2006
Category
Milestone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 545 275 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:18.8874N 4:25.0469W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 545 274
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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