NA1404 : Stac Lee

taken 6 years ago, near to Stac Lee [other Features], Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Great Britain

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Stac Lee
Stac Lee
This photo was taken from the summit of Stac an Armin. The nearby companion is a very young gannet

Stac Lee is the obvious dark stac left of centre. But the interest is in the profile beyond. From left to right, we have Dun, Hirta (with Conachair as the highest point), and Soay. Now, the name Hirta derives from Hiort, a Norse word meaning warrior. It is not difficult to visualise this profile as that of a sleeping warrior, even if he does appear to have been beheaded!
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David Purchase   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 18 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Islands 
Primary Subject of Photo
Island 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NA 1421 0492 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:51.9833N 8:30.6065W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NA 1513 0642
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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