NU2438 : Over Clove Carr to Longstone

taken 3 years ago, near to Clove Car [other Features], Northumberland, Great Britain

Over Clove Carr to Longstone
Over Clove Carr to Longstone
Looking across from a Farne Islands boat towards Longstone, one of the Farne Islands.
Farne Islands
A group of 15 - 20 islands (depending on the tides) offshore of Seahouses, Northumberland. They are the most easterly outcrops of the Whin Sill (a dolerite intrusion across north east England). The islands are divided into the inner and outer islands. The Islands are an important breeding ground for many seabirds having a large Puffin population. There is also an important seal colony here. The whole area is designated a National Nature Reserve.
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Longstone Lighthouse
Longstone Lighthouse was built and designed by Joseph Nelson in 1826, and was originally called the Outer Farne lighthouse. The lighthouse is known for the 1838 wreck of the Forfarshire and the role of Grace Darling, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, in rescuing the survivors. The lighthouse originally used lamps, but in 1952 it was electrified, and in 1990 became fully automated. It is Grade II listed. LinkExternal link




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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Islands 
Primary Subject of Photo
Island 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2459 3897 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:38.6196N 1:36.6532W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 24406 38402
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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