NM3144 : Cairn na Burgh Beg (Beag) - Eastern tip

taken 2 years ago, 4 km from Haunn, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Cairn na Burgh Beg (Beag) - Eastern tip
Cairn na Burgh Beg (Beag) - Eastern tip
Looking at the south-eastern side of Cairn na Burgh Beg, the smaller of the two islands at the north of the Treshnish Island group. The little spur of land juts out into this square by a few metres. Both this island and its larger neighbour, Carn na Burgh More were once fortified, with the remains of castles still extant on both of them.
Cairn na Burgh More (Mr) & Beg (Beag) :: NM3044

The two Cairn na Burgh islands along with their associated rocks and skerries are the northeasternmost islands of the Treshnish archipelago which guard the entrance to Loch Tuath on the western side of the Isle of Mull.
Cairn na Burgh More (Mr) has an area of c.3⅓ acres (1.36ha) with a highest elevation of 35m.
Cairn na Burgh Beg (Beag) has an area of c.3 acres (1.2 ha) with a high point of 22m
Neither island is populated these days.
Links (Canmore):
Castle (Mr) LinkExternal link
Castle (Beag) LinkExternal link
Treshmish Islands LinkExternal link

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NM3144   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Islands 
Place (from Tags)
Treshnish Islands 
Primary Subject of Photo
Island 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 310 449 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:31.1700N 6:22.4858W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 315 443
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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