Shetland Islands: Lerwick, Scotland





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Uploaded on Apr 8, 2009

Recorded September 2, 2008.

Shetland is an archipelago in Scotland, off the northeast coast. The islands lie to the northeast of Orkney, 170 miles from the Faroe Islands and form part of the division between the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the North Sea to the east. The largest island, known as "Mainland," has an area of 374 square miles, making it the third-largest Scottish island and the fifth-largest of the British Isles. Lerwick is the capital and main port of the Shetland Islands, located more than 100 miles off the north coast of mainland Great Britain on the east coast of the Shetland Mainland. Lerwick is about 210 miles north of Aberdeen, 230 miles west of Bergen in Norway and 230 miles south east of T├│rshavn in the Faroe Islands. Lerwick, Shetland's only burgh, had a population of approximately 7,070 residents and is the most northerly town in Scotland.

This is the fourth and final video taken in the Shetland Islands this day. In this video I explore the town of Lerwick on foot and then go back to the ship for the sail away from the Shetland Islands.

From: http://timvp.com


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