NG4032 : Old road, new road

taken 10 years ago, near to Drynoch, Highland, Great Britain

Old road, new road
Old road, new road
A fragment of the old A863 is visible to the left, while the modern highway leads straight ahead.
This is looking north towards Struan and Dunvegan.
Quite why the builders of the new road chose to blast through the crag at the top of this hill rather than follow the line of the old road, which goes round the crag, is unclear.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 January, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 January, 2009
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Skye 
Category
Road > A road (Classified A)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 400 327 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:18.6402N 6:19.1042W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 400 326
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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A863 

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