NM7508 : Toberonochy Harbour

taken 7 years ago, near to Toberonochy, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

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Toberonochy Harbour
Toberonochy Harbour
The pier was built to enable slates to be shipped all over the country. The nearby quarry produced some 50,000 slates a week, mainly for the Glasgow market. Production ceased in 1914 with the First World War and subsequent attempts to re-open the quarry failed.
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NM7508, 12 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 14 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Quarrying, Mining  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 7508 0861 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:13.0034N 5:37.7446W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 7498 0859
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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