HU3790 : The end of the road

taken 3 years ago, near to Isbister, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

The end of the road
The end of the road
The A970 just comes to a dead stop here at Isbister. Looking south, for the first ten or a dozen miles it is "single track with passing places", but there is so little traffic that it is hardly a problem. After that, and all the way to Sumburgh HU4009, 80km away, it is a splendid road, upgraded (like other main routes in the Shetland Islands) when the oil money was at its peak.

It is, of course, possible to walk further north for nearly 5 kilometres, to the Point of Fethaland (though I did not have time to do this). Only two inhabited islands, Yell and Unst, get even further north and into Myriad HP.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Road (from Tags)
A Road 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 3714 9075 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:35.9074N 1:19.4222W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 3711 9085
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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