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Weather vane, Manson's Lane, Thurso
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CAITHHORZ_T57
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Thurso
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CAITHNESS: Thurso
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Caithness Horizons
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3567
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weather instruments
Weather vane, Manson's Lane, Thurso

A weather vane is an instrument for showing the direction of the wind. They are typically used as an architectural ornament to the highest point of a building.

Situated on the Pentland Firth, Thurso is the most northerly town on the Scottish mainland. It is a long established town with origins dating back to Viking times when it was an important Norse settlement, the major gateway to mainland Scotland.


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Weather vane, Manson's Lane, Thurso

CAITHNESS: Thurso

weather instruments

Caithness Horizons

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A weather vane is an instrument for showing the direction of the wind. They are typically used as an architectural ornament to the highest point of a building.<br /> <br /> Situated on the Pentland Firth, Thurso is the most northerly town on the Scottish mainland. It is a long established town with origins dating back to Viking times when it was an important Norse settlement, the major gateway to mainland Scotland. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: joannehowdle@caithnesshorizons.co.uk">Caithness Horizons</a>