NG3799 : Shiants marker buoy

taken 4 years ago, near to Sound of Shiant/Caolas Nan Eilean [water Feature], Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Great Britain

Shiants marker buoy
Shiants marker buoy
Although a starboard-hand buoy, this one is normally passed to port, as it delineates the southbound shipping lane through the Little Minch. Visible on Lewis behind is the lighthouse that marks the other side of the lane.

On days that are not quite so calm as this, it's probably a welcome sight after the treacherous waters of the Sound of Shiant.
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NG3799   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Estuary, Marine 
Buoy (from Tags)
Starboard 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 3782 9976 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:54.5936N 6:25.6725W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 37888 99662
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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