NG3863 : Uig/Skye - 1981

taken 37 years ago, near to Idrigill, Highland, Great Britain

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Uig/Skye - 1981
Uig/Skye - 1981
Uig/Skye, fishermen at King Edward Pier.
The village of Uig lies at the head of the sheltered inlet of Uig Bay on the west coast of the Trotternish peninsula on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Uig is situated partly on the raised beach around the head of the bay and partly on the steep slopes behind it. Two watercourses enter the bay at Uig; the River Rha from the north and the River Conon which drains Glen Uig to the east. The lower courses of both of these small rivers are characterised by waterfalls.
From its sheltered port, Caledonian MacBrayne ferries run to Tarbert on Harris and Lochmaddy on North Uist providing links with the Outer Hebrides.
Uig is served by the A87 road from Portree and Kyle of Lochalsh to the south and the A855 road which runs northwards around the end of the Trotternish peninsula before also turning south to Portree.
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NG3863, 197 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
August 1981   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Islands  People, Events  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 3869 6354 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:35.1616N 6:22.4288W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 38716 63525
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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