NT0783 : Gellet Rock

taken 11 years ago, near to Charlestown, Fife, Great Britain

Gellet Rock
Gellet Rock
This stump was left by the limestone quarriers when they removed all the surrounding rock, and its height shows the thickness of the limestone which was quarried out here. It is much used by rock climbers, and at one time a futile attempt was made to fence it off to prevent damage. The trio standing at right were part of a squad of climbers who had festooned the south face of the rock with climbing equipment, and were discussing possible routes up this, the west face.
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NT0783, 73 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 April, 2008
Category
Rock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 070 835 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:2.1630N 3:29.6197W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 070 835
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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