ND1799 : Rora Head, Hoy, Orkney

taken 14 years ago, 3 km from Rackwick, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Rora Head, Hoy, Orkney
Rora Head, Hoy, Orkney
Looking towards Rackwick Bay (one of the most beautiful places I know). The beach in the bay has huge boulders (6'diameter, some of them) and in major storms they roll around the beach like giants are playing marbles. Hoy (High) is geologically younger than the rest of Orkney, so has eroded differently and is higher.
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ND1799, 12 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 August, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 October, 2005
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Headland (coastal feature)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 174 991 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:52.2787N 3:26.0478W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 165 996
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