HY2406 : Point of Oxan

near to Breckan, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Point of Oxan
Point of Oxan
Graemsay's western lighthouse and an old wartime gun battery look over Hoy Sound, the strategic western entrance into Scapa Flow. Taken from the Stromness - North Hoy ferry which takes 25 minutes for this hop. The ferry also services Graemsay.
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Thursday, 5 July, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 246 066 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:56.4098N 3:18.6495W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 244 068
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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