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Heritage (June 15–24, 2012)

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John Leith

Ring of Bookan

Brodgar, Stenness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

6th of June 2012, 10:40 UTC (11:40 local)

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The ring of Bookan is about a mile North West of the Ring of Brodgar.

The Ring of Bookan has no standing stones but is an oval mound surrounded by a ditch roughly 2m deep, 13m wide and 40m in diameter. It is not clear what the ring was for, there is roughly as many theories as archaeologists.

When I took the pictures for this panorama broken cloud was being driven across the sky and the light was changing quite a lot, that gives an interesting effect as some parts of the panorama are noticeably darker than others.

Equipment

Canon 500D, Nodal Ninja, Velbon Sherpa 550R Tripod

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