NM6702 : Corryvreckan whirlpool

taken 3 years ago, 4 km from Kinuachdrachd, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Corryvreckan whirlpool
Corryvreckan whirlpool
In the foreground, part of the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool. The whirlpool which forms due to the strong tides and undersea topography in the strait between Scarba and Jura, is not in fact a single phenomenon. Rather it consists of a series of clockwise-circulating bodies of water moving in from the east. The rugged south coast of the Isle of Scarba can be seen beyond.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tide 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 6796 0239 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:9.4525N 5:44.2921W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 67950 02107
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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