NR4755 : Sgeir Phlocach from Rhubha Liath

taken 11 years ago, near to Ardtalla, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Sgeir Phlocach from Rhubha Liath
Sgeir Phlocach from Rhubha Liath
A sea kayak makes an ideal way of taking photos of coastal geographs from within the geograph itself. This photo of Sgeir Phlocach was taken inside NR4755.

The sea kayaker is looking over to the reef. In the middle distance the slopes of Maol Ardtulla tumble into the sea at Carraig Mhor. In the far distance McArthur's Head marks the entrance to the Sound of Islay with the SW coast of Jura beyond.

We were en route From Port Askaig to the Mull of Oa and back. a four day trip involving three overnight camps. We turned back from the Oa due to high winds. It was so windy off Rhubha Liath that black guillemots were "grounded" and just sitting in small rafts on the sea.
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 May, 2010
Category
Reefs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 472 553 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:43.5135N 6:1.6514W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 471 551
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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