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1 The Sneug 418 m, 4,9 km
2 FOULA
3 Ronas Hill 450 m, 60 km
4 PAPA STOUR 32 km
5 P. 121 m, 52 km
6 Sandness Hill 249 m, 31 km
7 Stourbrough Hill 173 m, 31 km
8 Scalla Field 281 m, 49 km
9 Weisdale Hill 260 m, 46 km
10 MAINLAND
11 Hill of Shurton 177 m, 49 km
12 Ward of Bressay 226 m, 55 km
13 Scrae Field 216 m, 46 km
14 Muskna 262 m, 45 km
15 Holm Field 290 m, 44 km
16 Royal Field 293 m, 44 km
17 Midi Field 198 m, 45 km
18 Ward of Scousburgh 263 m, 46 km
19 Fitful Head 283 m, 44 km

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Location: Off Foula (20 m)      by: Jan Lindgaard Rasmussen
Area: United Kingdom      Date: 2015-07-26, 13:04
As I stated in the last pano, I was much surprised and impressed with our close passage of the Mainland of Shetland - but it didn't end there! As can be seen on the last, the outlying island of Foula came free of the Mainland only when we were close on Sumburgh Head, but we got to enjoy a close passage of Foula as well. Many Puffins (Fratercula arctica) were flying around the ferry along with Fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) which was nice to watch.

Regarding the view, it is interesting, that the highest hill of Shetland, Ronas Hill, can be seen from here, but not from the southeastern side. Udeuschle confirms that. The location point isn't 100% accurate, but is close enough.

The pano made from 17 pics (RAW), 70-200mm @70mm, iso-100, f/7,1, 1/640 sec, developed in DPP (ALO off, cloudy, neutral, moderate sharpness), stitched with PTgui pro, contrast regulated in GIMP, downsized and sharpened in Irfanview.

Comments

I like it - natural colors and a sharp, detailed rock.

Cheers Steffen
2015/08/20 15:36 , Steffen Minack
I've heard a lot about this wonderful small island - well done, Jan!

Cheers, Hans-Jörg
2015/08/20 15:49 , Hans-Jörg Bäuerle
This is an amazing scenery and you present it in a very good sharpness.
LG Jörg
2015/08/20 19:22 , Jörg Nitz
Sehr detailliert abgebildet, bis zu den fernsten Inseln. Doch nirgends ist ein Shetlandpony zu sehen, nicht mal Schafe :)
2015/08/20 22:29 , Heinz Höra
Very nice and interesting.
2015/08/20 23:57 , Giuseppe Marzulli
Fascinating view in great quality. I'm sure the weather there is not often like this. Cheers, Martin
2015/08/22 21:13 , Martin Kraus
Very nice Jan! VG HJ
2015/08/23 01:32 , Hans-Jürgen Bayer
@Heinz: Actually a few sheeps could be seen in the binoculars :-)

@Martin: I am sure you are right. It was my lucky day :-)
2015/08/23 17:42 , Jan Lindgaard Rasmussen
Fantastic Pano Jan!
2015/08/28 09:53 , Sebastian Becher

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