NA1505 : Sheep on Boreray, St Kilda

taken 7 years ago, near to Boreray [other Features], Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Great Britain

Sheep on Boreray, St Kilda
Sheep on Boreray, St Kilda
These are some of the descendants of the original Blackface sheep kept by the St Kildans on Hirta and Boreray. When the islanders were evacuated in 1930 the sheep on Hirta were taken with them and sold, but there were no enough able-bodied males to take the sheep from Boreray, so they were abandoned to their fate.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Islands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NA 1557 0584 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:52.5462N 8:29.3291W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NA 1568 0587
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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