HY1700 : The Old Man of Hoy

taken 13 years ago, 3 km from Moorfea, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

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The Old Man of Hoy
The Old Man of Hoy
The Old Man is one of the most impressive geographical features in the British Isles. You can get an idea of the scale of it from the tiny human figures that are barely visible on the cliff top immediately to the right of the stack. It may not be there in a couple of hundred years - early drawings show it connected to the mainland by an arch and that has long since disappeared ....!
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Sunday, 11 January, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 175 008 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:53.2444N 3:25.9524W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 176 006
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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