2018

NG5534 : Old Pier at Suisnish

taken 6 years ago, near to Inverarish, Isle of Raasay, Scotland

Old Pier at Suisnish
Old Pier at Suisnish
The rusty pier was built to take out the ironstone mined on Raasay between 1912 and 1916. On the left is the slipway used by the island ferry until the new pier and slipway were built in Churchton Bay.
Ironstone Mining on Raasay

Between 1912 and 1916 iron ore was extracted from ironstones that outcrop in the southern part of the Isle of Raasay. Extensive ruins of the workings and associated buildings continue to disfigure the landscape of the island.


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Geographical Context: Coastal Docks, Harbours
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY 2018 Automatic Clusters: · Raasay Ferry [17] · Slipway [9] · Old Pier [8] · Ironstone [6] Other Photos: · Entrance to Raasay No.1 Mine, August 1995 ·
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NG5534, 95 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Anne Burgess   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 29 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 May, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5544 3412 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:19.9085N 6:3.8993W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5550 3414
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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