HY1700 : Erosion of a headland

taken 17 years ago, 3 km from Moorfea, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Erosion of a headland
Erosion of a headland
The Old Man of Hoy, a 130m sea stack and remains of the headland which collapsed sometime since the sagas and first maps. There is evidence of there being an arch here once. The final act will be the collapse of the stack.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 May, 2002   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 1764 0077 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:53.1811N 3:25.8353W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 1796 0083
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Coastal Erosion  Old Red Sandstone  HuMP  Stack 

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