Bay of Skaill Photo

Bay of Skaill - Orkney Islands

Sandy beach and coastal prairie at the Bay of Skaill

Note the beach bluff erosion at image right; this phenomenon is quite significant since similar erosion has recently occurred slightly to the south at the Skara Brae Neolithic village, endangering the integrity of that ancient site.

© C Michael Hogan and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Taken at: Bay of Skaill, North Scotland

Date taken / added: 9th Jul 2007

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