NM8529 : Oban - 1981

taken 37 years ago, near to Oban, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

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Oban - 1981
Oban - 1981
Oban Harbour, seen from the quay. McCaig's tower visible in the distance.
Oban, which is also known as "The Gateway to the Isles" is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Despite its small size, it is the largest town between Helensburgh and Fort William and during the tourist season the town can be crowded by up to 25,000 people. Oban occupies a beautiful setting in the Firth of Lorn. Oban Bay is a near perfect horseshoe bay, protected by the island of Kerrera, and beyond Kerrera is Mull. To the north is the long low island of Lismore, and the mountains of Morvern and Ardgour.
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NM8529, 852 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
August 1981   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8577 2992 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:24.7656N 5:28.4617W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 85748 29915
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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