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TITLE
Stromness, Orkney
EXTERNAL ID
AB_LL_YVONNE_GRAY_01_AUDIO
PLACENAME
Stromness, Orkney
DATE OF RECORDING
2008
DATE OF IMAGE
1991
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Wolfgang Schlick
SOURCE
Geograph British Isles
ASSET ID
1451
KEYWORDS

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Stromness is the second largest town on Mainland, Orkney. It is a traditional stone built port on the shores of Hamnavoe (the bay on which it sits) from the Old Norse 'Hafn-vagr', meaning 'Haven Bay'.

(Image copyright - Wolfgang Schlick)

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Stromness, Orkney

2000s

Geograph British Isles

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Stromness is the second largest town on Mainland, Orkney. It is a traditional stone built port on the shores of Hamnavoe (the bay on which it sits) from the Old Norse 'Hafn-vagr', meaning 'Haven Bay'.<br /> <br /> (Image copyright - Wolfgang Schlick)