NR3590 : Luba na Eisearan (Oyster Pool)

taken 18 years ago, near to Garvard, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Luba na Eisearan (Oyster Pool)
Luba na Eisearan (Oyster Pool)
The low walls in the bay were a failed attempt to cultivate native oysters in the early 20th century. According to John de Vere Loder in his book Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll published in 1935, "Attempts were made about 1910 to start an oyster bed at Luba na Eisearan (Oyster Pool, Garvard), but were defeated by the strength of the tides". It is interesting to realise how well the structures have survived despite the tidal strength. The Paps of Jura are visible on the skyline.
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Date Taken
April 2001   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 January, 2007
Category
Coastline/Beaches   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 35 90 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 56:2.0471N 6:14.8576W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 3515 9072
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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