HY6823 : Gloup at the Vat

near to Kirbuster, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Gloup at the Vat
Gloup at the Vat
The natural arch and gloup at the Vat of Kirbuster. Gloup comes from the Old Norse "gluppa" -a chasm- the local name for a blow hole.
Sea thrift carpets the edge of the chasm.
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2012
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Islands  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 6859 2384 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:6.0168N 2:33.0024W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 6855 2382
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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