NH5849 : Beauly Firth at dusk

taken 3 months ago, near to Redcastle, Highland, Scotland

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Beauly Firth at dusk
Beauly Firth at dusk

On the left are perch seats used mainly by birdwatchers. In the background is what was originally a pier built to facilitate the shipment of masonry blocks from the quarry at Milton, along the Beauly Firth on barges, to Inverness for use in the building of the Caledonian Canal. When the canal was opened in 1822 there was no further need for the pier and it became derelict.

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Geographical Context: Estuary, Marine Place: Redcastle Milton of Redcastle Time: Sunset Firth: Beauly Firth Date: 1822 other tags: The Black Isle Site of Former Pier Beauly Firth Seats Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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NH5849, 150 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Gerald England   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 April, 2024   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 May, 2024
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 5821 4927 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:30.6806N 4:22.1098W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 5828 4932
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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