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TITLE
The Clett Rock, Holborn Head
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_287_P168
PLACENAME
Clett Rock
DISTRICT
Thurso
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Thurso
DATE OF IMAGE
1890
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31073
KEYWORDS
rocks
sea stacks
Clett
Holborn Head
ledges
seabirds
The Clett Rock, Holborn Head

Clett Rock is a solitary sea stack off Holborn Head on the Pentland Firth near Thurso. Its top is covered with grass and the ledges down the sides are home to a great number of sea birds. The rock is about 30 m high, made of Caithness old red sandstone and separated from the mainland by a 15 m wide channel.

This illustration is taken from 'Scenes and Stories from the North of Scotland' by John Sinclair

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The Clett Rock, Holborn Head

CAITHNESS: Thurso

1890s

rocks; sea stacks; Clett; Holborn Head; ledges; seabirds

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Clett Rock is a solitary sea stack off Holborn Head on the Pentland Firth near Thurso. Its top is covered with grass and the ledges down the sides are home to a great number of sea birds. The rock is about 30 m high, made of Caithness old red sandstone and separated from the mainland by a 15 m wide channel.<br /> <br /> This illustration is taken from 'Scenes and Stories from the North of Scotland' by John Sinclair