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TITLE
Stromness, Orkney
EXTERNAL ID
AB_LL_YVONNE_GRAY_01_IMAGE
PLACENAME
Stromness, Orkney
DATE OF IMAGE
1991
PERIOD
1990s
CREATOR
Wolfgang Schlick
SOURCE
Geograph British Isles
ASSET ID
490
KEYWORDS
Stromness, Orkney

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

1990s

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)