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.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Adam Ward and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
HY6823, 11 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
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
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 6855 2382
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

This page has been viewed about 201 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register
Get Involved