NZ8712 : Whitby, twinned with Tonga

taken 7 years ago, near to Sandsend, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Whitby, twinned with Tonga
Whitby, twinned with Tonga
At first glance, the mind boggles. But, it makes sense when you consider the Captain Cook connection. Most of the places twinned with Whitby were either visited by Captain Cook in ships that were built in Whitby and one was named after Whitby by settlers from England.
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NZ8712, 46 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 January, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Person (from Tags)
Captain James Cook 
Place (from Tags)
Whitby 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 870 121 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.8409N 0:39.4360W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 870 121
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Town Sign  Twinning Sign 

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