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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.3844,Lat: 60.3734 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time18:38:22pm
At islandMainland
Name Scotland
Name Shetland Islands
Name Shetland North

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Busta1.5 km NorthNorthEast
2 Wethersta2 km EastSouthEast
3 Brae3 km NorthEast
4 Little-Ayre3.2 km SouthWest
5 Islesburgh3.6 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 T├│rshavn   Faroe-islands340 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland538 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway675 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Roesound lies at the North Sea (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 16.7 km in SouthSouthEastern 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 9.7 km and direction SouthSouthEast). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 510.2 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 714 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 24%, low location: 76%, 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).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   27.6 km2 
 Wet nature   5.1 km2 
 Agriculture   13.5 km2 
 Urban area   0.7 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Roesound in country Scotland

Roesound 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 Ireland185 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway370 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway486 km East

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braelight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.49 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1008 mb
Humidity: 75 %
Daylength at 9 December 2022:5 hour and 60 minutes
Sunrise :09:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :15:57 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Brae - GB (longitude: -1.3844, latitude: 60.3734)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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