HY1700 : Hoy: the Old Man and a seagull

taken 8 years ago, near to Moorfea, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Hoy: the Old Man and a seagull
Hoy: the Old Man and a seagull
A gull stands by the cliff edge as we look out towards Britain's tallest sea stack, HY1700 : Hoy: the Old Man of Hoy. The similarity in height with the neighbouring cliffs makes it easy to visualise the fact that it was once part of the same land, perhaps as little as 400 years ago.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Uplands  Islands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 1791 0087 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:53.2380N 3:25.5565W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 1781 0070
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Cliffs  Headland  Sea Stack  Stack  Rocks 

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