NM7112 : Ruins at south end of Belnahua

taken 1 year ago, near to Cullipool, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Ruins at south end of Belnahua
Ruins at south end of Belnahua
Belnahua is one of the Slate Islands in the Firth of Lorn in Scotland, known for its slate quarries. It lies 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north west of Luing west of Argyll, and east of the Garvellachs. Although it once had a population of nearly 200 people, it has been uninhabited since World War I. Famed for its slate, the island has been considerably denuded by its quarrying. Deep water-filled cuttings and the ruined slate workers cottages remain as a testament of this industry.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 13 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 19 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Quarrying, Mining  Islands  Derelict, Disused  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Ruin 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 7142 1264 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:15.0667N 5:41.4867W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 71420 12454
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