HU2578 : Red sandstone cliffs and stacks

taken 7 years ago, near to Braehoulland, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Red sandstone cliffs and stacks
Red sandstone cliffs and stacks
This magnificent coastal scenery is to be found on the eastern shore of Brae Wick, an inlet on the south coast of the Northmavine district of Mainland Shetland. Brae Wick forms the southern bay of the neck of land leading to the Esha Ness promontory; the northern bay being Hamna Voe.
The old red sandstone here has been carved into fantastical shapes by wind and weather, but most of all by the punishment of the sea, though as can be seen, when this photo was taken on a beautiful sunny afternoon, the sea was remarkably calm.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 250 781 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:29.1494N 1:32.8166W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 24440 78962
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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