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West Yell

West Yell

General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.174,Lat: 60.5271 marker
Elevation77 meter above sea level
Local time18:22:21pm
At islandYell
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Clothan1.5 km South
2 Ulsta2.5 km South
3 Copister4.8 km SouthSouthEast
4 Hamnavoe4.9 km SouthEast
5 West Sandwick4.9 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands341 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland558 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway664 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

West Yell lies at the North Sea (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Cliff (1 km2 at a distance of 31 km in NorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Yell. The distance to the mainland is 231.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 528.3 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 740 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 13%, low location: 87%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is 0.

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 354 km and direction East).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   6.5 km2 
 Wet nature   30.5 km2 
 Agriculture   4.8 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of West Yell in country Scotland

West Yell 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 Ireland206 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway358 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway471 km East

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Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braeovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.77 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1005 mb
Humidity: 97 %
Daylength at 15 July 2024:18 hour and 13 minutes
Sunrise :05:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:17 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Brae - GB (longitude: -1.174, latitude: 60.5271)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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