HY4909 : Ship Dock

taken 6 years ago, near to Kirkwall Airport, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Ship Dock
Ship Dock
Close inspection reveals a deep water canal, hardly wide enough now for a rowing boat. The channel reaches round a bend and the land provides a sheltered haven. Its history and real purpose seem lost - but it's there.
See also HY4909 : Ship Dock - Weethick
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HY4909, 6 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 4941 0910 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:57.9645N 2:52.8849W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 4940 0909
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Dock  Boat Noost 

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