HU2177 : Old haaf station at Stenness

near to Stenness, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Old haaf station at Stenness
Old haaf station at Stenness
The haaf is the Shetland name for the deep sea and haaf stations were set up in the 19th century at the insistence of the lairds, demanding that tenants went out to sea in dangerous conditions to catch fish which were exchanged as part of their rent.
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2012
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 2144 7711 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:28.6283N 1:36.7094W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 2140 7719
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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