Well, What A Bore

Posted by on Oct 23, 2011 in Orkney | 4 Comments

For years I wondered what was going on here, way above our heads as we prepared to end the 2004 season of archaeological excavations at Quoygrew, Orkney.

Fevered Mutterings Image: Undular Bore Above Orkney - Mike Sowden

Then I saw this.


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  1. Dyanne@TravelnLass
    October 23, 2011

    Amazing. It seems it might be similar to the forces that shape tidal bores in the sea (likewise most interesting.)

  2. Jimbo
    October 26, 2011

    ‘Button up everybody… it’s the END OF THE WORLD!’

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  4. Rona
    February 7, 2012

    Why don’t I remember that? I only remember the torrential rain on the last day………..


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