HY6823 : Gloup at the Vat

taken 5 years ago, near to Kirbuster, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Gloup at the Vat
Gloup at the Vat, taken 5 years ago
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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Date Taken
Monday, 18 June, 2012   (more nearby)
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
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 6855 2382
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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