NS3974 : Dumbarton Rock from the air

taken 14 years ago, near to Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dumbarton Rock from the air
Dumbarton Rock from the air
The River Leven in the foreground joins the River Clyde at this point. Dumbarton FC's new Strathclyde Homes Stadium can be seen by the rock as can the remaining red brick towers of the recently demolished Ballantines distillery.

Viewed from a Glasgow-bound Boeing 747. See also NS3974 : River Leven and River Clyde from the air
Dumbarton Rock and Castle :: NS4074

The Rock is a volcanic plug, and it has a long history as a fortified site. For further information, see the Geograph article "Dumbarton Rock and Castle": Link

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Date Taken
Monday, 30 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Friday, 1 February, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 399 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.2094N 4:33.8513W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 385 790
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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