NT2673 : Holyrood

taken 15 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

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View from Salisbury Crags looking toward The Scottish Parliament buildings and Dynamic Earth. Calton Hill LinkExternal link in the distance with Scotland's disgrace (Edinburgh's Shame LinkExternal link LinkExternal link LinkExternal link ) perched on the top alongside the old Royal Observatory and Nelson's Monument. LinkExternal link which has a timeball on top so that mariners could set their timepieces each day at 1pm. They would be too far away to hear the one o'clock gun.
The clock of the Balmoral Hotel can be seen centre left in the distance (formerly known as The North British Hotel). Why not just look at the clock I hear someone asking. ;)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Saturday, 10 February, 2007
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 266 737 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.0910N 3:10.5810W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 271 736
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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