HU2549 : Loch of Grunnavoe Island

taken 9 years ago, near to Browland, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Loch of Grunnavoe Island
Loch of Grunnavoe Island
A well vegetated island on the Loch of Grunnavoe due to not being accessible to grazing sheep - although in former times it was practice to ferry a few animals out to islands like this.
The stone enclosure or "crub" in the foreground was to exclude stock and would have been used to grow kale or tatties. It is long overgrown and there is now only a Rowan being grown.
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HU2549, 3 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Islands  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 2576 4910 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:13.5244N 1:32.2093W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 2585 4902
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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