NT2573 : View from Edinburgh Castle

taken 3 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

View from Edinburgh Castle
View from Edinburgh Castle
Looking eastwards to the Old Town and East Lothian beyond.

"Edinburgh, the capital City of Scotland, is pleasantly situated upon a Hill in the Northern Part of the County Mid-Lothian, about two Miles besouth the noble Estuary the Frith of Forth , in the fifty fifth Degree and fifty five Minutes of Northern Latitude, and of Longitude, three Degrees West from London. And, at certain Distances from it, by the Hills of Pentland, Corstorphine, Caldton, Arthur's-seat, and Salisbury craigs. placed as it were by Nature, as so many Fences against the impetuous Blasts of violent Storms of Wind from the South-west, West, North-west, North-east and South-east. which often rage to a great Degree in these Parts." -- William Maitland, The History of Edinburgh from its Foundation to the present time, 1753
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 November, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 February, 2015
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2533 7351 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.9280N 3:11.8347W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2524 7349
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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