Hotels at Grunasound Hotels at Grunasound


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.3325,Lat: 60.0855 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time22:18:40pm
At islandMainland
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name Shetland Central

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Papil1.9 km SouthSouthWest
2 Hamnavoe2.1 km North
3 Houss2.4 km South
4 Wester Quarff4 km EastNorthEast
5 Cutts5.6 km NorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands362 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland509 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland673 km SouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Grunasound lies at the North Sea (direction SouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 13.3 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Mainland. The distance to the mainland is 167.5 km.

The nearest mountain is Scalla Field with a height of 281 meter (at a distance of 23.7 km and direction NorthNorthEast). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 478.5 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 670 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 29%, low location: 63%, hill: 8%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Shetland Islands

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 365 km and direction East).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Sumburgh Airport (at a distance of 23 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   16.3 km2 
 Wet nature   7.3 km2 
 Agriculture   8.1 km2 
 Urban area   0.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Grunasound in country Scotland

Grunasound 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 Ireland161 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway371 km East
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland472 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Sandwick

Type of weather in Sandwickovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 11.89 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1012 mb
Humidity: 74 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 7 minutes
Sunrise :08:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:22 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sandwick - GB (longitude: -1.3325, latitude: 60.0855)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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