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TITLE
Whalebone arch
EXTERNAL ID
HC_PLANNING_06_029_1458
PLACENAME
Dunbeath
DISTRICT
Caithness - Southern
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Latheron
DATE OF IMAGE
1980
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
T. Kenneth MacKenzie
SOURCE
The Highland Council Planning Department
ASSET ID
15257
KEYWORDS
whales
mammals
animals
arches
Whalebone arch

A 19th century whalebone arch which stands by the side of the A9 near Dunbeath. It is thought to be from a whale that was washed ashore rather than from the whaling industry. The arch now has metal pins to help it stand.

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Whalebone arch

CAITHNESS: Latheron

1980s

whales; mammals; animals; arches;

The Highland Council Planning Department

The Highland Council Planning Dept

A 19th century whalebone arch which stands by the side of the A9 near Dunbeath. It is thought to be from a whale that was washed ashore rather than from the whaling industry. The arch now has metal pins to help it stand.