NG8219 : Glenelg twinned with Mars

taken 3 months ago, near to Glenelg, Highland, Great Britain

Glenelg twinned with Mars
Glenelg twinned with Mars
An eye-catching sign on the road approaching Glenelg. The Mars Curiosity rover has explored an area in which features have been given names related to a geologically similar area in Yellowknife, Canada. Glenelg in Canada took its name from here, and the village was officially twinned with Mars in October 2012 - see the village hall shown in NG8119 : Glenelg Village Hall - twinned with Glenelg, Mars.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 March, 2017   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 29 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 8288 1978 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:13.0284N 5:35.8555W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NG 8288 1978
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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