HY4811 : Holland

taken 11 years ago, near to Berstane, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Holland
Holland
The cottage of Holland a few miles east of Kirkwall. Head of Holland behind in sunshine with man made spoil heap from little quarry just beyond.
Presumably Holland just means high land (though not in this case!) - there are numerous dwellings called Holland in the Orkney Isles - and are usually at or near the high point of the relevant island - Papa Westray LinkExternal link and North Ronaldsay LinkExternal link being examples.
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HY4811   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 15 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 July, 2007
Category
Cottage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 481 116 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:59.3457N 2:54.1940W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 480 116
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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