NM6802 : Corryvreckan whirlpool

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

Corryvreckan whirlpool
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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NM6802, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tide 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 6822 0227 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:9.3955N 5:44.0352W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 68136 02083
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Cliffs  Caves  Whirlpool  Rocks 

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