NF8980 : The 'Giant MacAskill' memorial

taken 10 years ago, near to Port Nan Long, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Great Britain

The 'Giant MacAskill' memorial.
The 'Giant MacAskill' memorial.
Angus MacAskill [born on Berneray in 1825]was indeed a giant of a man. The memorial is the same height as he was [7ft 9"/ 2.38m], whilst he weighed 193kg. At the age of 24 he toured with Barnum and Bailey's circus, and there are more details of his life in the museum at Dunvegan on Skye.
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NF8980, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 July, 2007
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NF 894 802 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:42.2635N 7:12.8936W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NF 895 802
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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