NM6802 : Corrievreckan whirlpool

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

Corrievreckan whirlpool
Corrievreckan 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 6825 0228 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:9.4018N 5:44.0068W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 68191 02059
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Shore  Rocks  Cliffs  Whirlpool  Caves 

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