HY2318 : Bay of Skaill

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

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Bay of Skaill
Bay of Skaill
Just caught in the right foreground is the strengthening of the low cliff to protect the neolithic village of Skara Brae from further erosion. The immediate beach is sandy but as the beach swings round in the across the bay, the sand turns to shingle.
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HY2318, 118 images   (more nearby )
Contributed by
Peter Church   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 11 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 16 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2338 1892 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:3.0219N 3:20.2401W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2308 1878
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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