ND3598 : SPM No. 1 and Grey Atlantic seal, Scapa Flow, Orkney

taken 4 years ago, near to Barrel of Butter [other Features], Orkney Islands, Great Britain

SPM No. 1 and Grey Atlantic seal, Scapa Flow, Orkney
SPM No. 1 and Grey Atlantic seal, Scapa Flow, Orkney
SPM No. 1 retains the rubber mooring pipe used to transfer oil from Flotta Oil Terminal to oil tankers for distribution around the world. The pipe is sometimes full of warm oil, a situation exploited by a sizeable, and friendly, seal population.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Coastal  Geological interest  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Islands  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Seal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 352 985 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:52.1719N 3:7.4496W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 352 985
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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