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Unknown: Scapa Flow, Orkney

Obstruction(S)

Site Name Unknown: Scapa Flow, Orkney

Classification Obstruction(S)

Alternative Name(s) Calf Of Flotta; Foul

Canmore ID 102188

Site Number ND39NE 8025

NGR ND 37934 97399

NGR Description Centred ND 3793 9740

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Maritime - Orkney
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

ND39NE 8025 centred 3793 9740

N58 51.595 W3 4.5633

NLO: Flotta [name: ND 37 94]

Calf of Flotta [name: ND 382 967]

Stromness [name: HY 253 090]

Scapa Flow [name centred HY 36 00].

For obstructions (possibly general debris of 'anchorage' type) within the area of this map sheet, see ND39NE 8001-18, 8020-1. 8024, 8026-31, 8033-8, 8041-4, 8057-61 and 8063.

'Wreckage'.

G Ridley 1992.

Quality of fix = EDM

Horizontal Datum = OGB

General water depth = 30

Surveying Details

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9 December 1977. Wreckage, within an area of fouls (or obstructions) 61 metres radius, is reported at 58 51 35.7N, 003 04 33.8W.

Hydrographic Office, 1995.

Activities

Reference (19 April 2012)

UKHO Identifier : 001041

Feature Class : Obstn

Obstruction Category : Foul ground

State : LIVE

Classification : Unclassified

Position (Lat/long) : 58.85992,-3.07606

Horizontal Datum : ORDNANCE SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN (1936)

WGS84 Position (Lat/long) : 58.85950,-3.07765

WGS84 Origin : 3-D Cartesian Shift (BW)

Position Method : Electronic Distance Measuring System

Position Quality : Precisely known

Depth Quality : Depth unknown

Water Depth : 30

Vertical Datum : Lowest Astronomical Tide

Name : Foul

Type : WRECKAGE

Contact Description : Notable debris

Original Sensor : Acoustic Sensor

Original Detection Year : 1977

Original Source : Other

Surveying Details : **9.12.77 WRECKAGE, FOUL AREA, 200FT RADIUS, SHOWN IN 585135.7N, 030433.8W ON HUNTING SURVEYS [K6864/17]. NC 2162.

Chart Symbol : FA

Charting Comments : CIRCULAR AREA, RADIUS 61MTRS

Date Last Amended : 04/04/2001

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