NX1955 : St Helena Island

taken 9 years ago, near to Glenluce, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

St Helena Island
St Helena Island
The area of dunes on the far side of the Luce estuary is called St Helena Island. Although not actually an island, it is almost cut off at the very highest spring tides. It may have been given its name by Admiral Dalrymple Hay in the 19th century, following a visit to St Helena in the South Atlantic - supposedly he took cuttings from a tree growing on Napoleon's grave and planted them here.
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NX1955, 25 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 March, 2008
Category
Estuary   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 195 556 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:51.7519N 4:48.8258W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 195 556
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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