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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9036,Lat: 59.3337 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time7:40:07am
At islandPapa Westray
Name Scotland
Name Orkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Backaskaill0.9 km North
2 Holland1.5 km NorthNorthEast
3 Skaill3.8 km NorthWest
4 Windywalls4.2 km NorthWest
5 Rackwick4.2 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 T├│rshavn   Faroe-islands365 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland402 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland561 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Gayfield lies at the North Sea (direction WestNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 27.6 km in SouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Papa Westray. The distance to the mainland is 76 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 395.9 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 554 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 43%, low location: 57%, The hills are mainly eastern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 379 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 18 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.6 km2 
 Wet nature   0.2 km2 
 Agriculture   17.3 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Gayfield in country Scotland

Gayfield at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland41 km SouthWest
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland371 km WestSouthWest
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland373 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowallovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 14.34 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 65 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:7 hour and 55 minutes
Sunrise :09:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:22 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.9036, latitude: 59.3337)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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