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TITLE
The Devil's Brig, Holborn Head, Thurso
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1743
PLACENAME
Holborn Head
DISTRICT
Caithness - Northern
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Thurso
PERIOD
1880s
CREATOR
J Valentine & Co.
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33665
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
coast
coasts
coastline
coastlines
erosion
cliffs
creeks
sea arch
sea arches
The Devil's Brig, Holborn Head, Thurso

Postcard of a natural arch in a goe at Holburn Head.

A natural arch is formed by the eroding action of the sea.

A goe is a long deep creek leading to the sea. The word "goe" features in many of the place names in Caithness.

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The Devil's Brig, Holborn Head, Thurso

CAITHNESS: Thurso

1880s

postcards; Caithness; coast; coasts; coastline; coastlines; erosion; cliffs; creeks; sea arch; sea arches

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard of a natural arch in a goe at Holburn Head.<br /> <br /> A natural arch is formed by the eroding action of the sea.<br /> <br /> A goe is a long deep creek leading to the sea. The word "goe" features in many of the place names in Caithness.