Hotels at Scar Hotels at Scar


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.5818,Lat: 59.2914 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time2:04:41am
At islandSanday
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Burness0.9 km West
2 Lady4.3 km SouthSouthEast
3 Broughtown4.3 km SouthSouthWest
4 Sellibister5.3 km EastSouthEast
5 Newark5.9 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands379 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland402 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland563 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Scar lies at the North Sea (direction NorthNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 39.2 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Sanday. The distance to the mainland is 63.5 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 389.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 545 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 77%, low location: 23%, The hills are mainly northern 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 376 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 16 km in SouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Wet nature   4.2 km2 
 Agriculture   19.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Scar in country Scotland

Scar 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 Ireland48 km WestSouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland370 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland375 km SouthSouthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowallmoderate rain weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.82 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1006 mb
Humidity: 96 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:17 hour and 47 minutes
Sunrise :05:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:09 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.5818, latitude: 59.2914)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0 Kilometers

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