HU3344 : The Needles from north of Kame

taken 4 years ago, near to Reawick, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

The Needles from north of Kame
The Needles from north of Kame
Rounding Kame heading northwards towards Rea Wick, the sea kayaker is greeted by a sight to excite. The steeply dipping sandstones of the Walls formation (Old Red Sandstone) have formed a series of sharp sea stacks, known as the Needles, one with a natural arch, here highlighted by the two cormorants silhouetted within it. The kayaker in yellow is heading for a roomy cave in the corner of the geo (which already contains several of our group). Further exploration revealed that the arch extended down to sea level and, whilst narrow, proved passable in a sea kayak
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Category (from Tags)
Sea Stacks  Natural Arch 
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Natural arch   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 3330 4414 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:10.8198N 1:24.0922W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 3331 4406
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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