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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 

A Much Photographed Orkney View

A Much Photographed Orkney View, originally uploaded by orquil.

"Looking down towards The Hall of Clestrain - with the islands of Graemsay and Hoy (with the hills) in the distance. In the middle-distance is the West end of Scapa Flow.

The Hall of Clestrain was the birthplace of Orkney's Arctic Explorer Dr. John Rae who deserves much more recognition than he received - alive or dead. There is more about John Rae at .... www.orkneyjar.com/history/historicalfigures/johnrae/"

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