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Mid Garth

Mid Garth

General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.64,Lat: 59.1433 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time23:48:29pm
At islandStronsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Odie0.9 km NorthWest
2 Hunton1.2 km EastSouthEast
3 Whitehall Village2.3 km EastSouthEast
4 Aith3.3 km SouthSouthEast
5 Grobister4.4 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland385 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands390 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland546 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Mid Garth lies at the North Sea (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 31.5 km in Western direction).The place is located at an island named Stronsay. The distance to the mainland is 52.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 373.1 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 522 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 52%, low location: 48%, The hills are mainly western 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 359 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 9.2 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   0.8 km2 
 Agriculture   16.3 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Mid Garth in country Scotland

Mid Garth 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 Ireland36 km WestSouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland354 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland358 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Kirkwall

Type of weather in Kirkwallbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.22 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 996 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 25 minutes
Sunrise :06:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:22 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.64, latitude: 59.1433)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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