HY2507 : Overlooking Hoy Sound

taken 10 years ago, near to Stromness, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Overlooking Hoy Sound
Overlooking Hoy Sound
This is a view taken from a wartime concrete gun emplacement looking across the rocky foreshore to Graemsay and Hoy. Hoy Low is the light on the nearer island. Ward Hill and Cuilags on Hoy in the distance are cloud-topped. The gun would have covered the western approach to Scapa Flow.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 July, 2007
Category
Gun emplacement   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 252 076 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:56.9763N 3:18.0557W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 253 077
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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