NR5571 : Knockrome

taken 19 years ago, near to Knockrome, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Knockrome
Knockrome
Ruin amongst a small village on the east coast of Jura. Geology has been unkind to Jura, the island being 99% quartzite with acid soils unsuited to cultivation, it's a big deer forest, a fact reflected in the name dyr°y (Animal island). Along the eastern coast however there is a strip of schists, these release calcium and other minerals into the soil, and fertility is reasonable. Almost all settlement is along this strip, the rest of Jura is deserted.
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NR5571, 20 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
April 1999   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 August, 2005
Category
Ruins > Ruins   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 55 71 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 55:52.4659N 5:54.6128W
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