HU4039 : Fishing Boats, Scalloway Harbour

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

Fishing Boats, Scalloway Harbour
Fishing Boats, Scalloway Harbour
Scalloway’s harbour, situated in a sheltered inlet on the West coast of Shetland Mainland, has made the town an important fishing port for hundreds of years. During the 19th century, cod fishing was an important industry to Scalloway providing employment to many families, some of whom lived on the offshore islands. These islands are now uninhabited.
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HU4039, 237 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Docks, Harbours 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 405 392 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:8.1463N 1:16.2990W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 411 396
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Harbour  Fishing Port  Shetland  Fishing Boats  Fishing Vessels  Castle 

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