St Margaret's Loch

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St Margaret's Loch is a shallow man-made loch to the south of Queen's Drive. It is around 500m east of Holyrood Palace, and about 100m north of the ruin of St Anthony's Chapel. Once a boggy, marshland, the loch was formed in 1856 as part of Prince Albert's improvement plans for the area surrounding the palace. The loch has been used as a boating pond but is now home to a strong population of ducks, geese, and swans. (Quoted from Wikipedia)

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Comments (4)

senmax on May 13, 2012

Very beautiful picture. LIKE.

Joe Son of the Rock on May 14, 2012

Thanks, senmax, for your kind comment and 'like'. Best wishes from Scotland, Joe

Grażka 56 on April 8, 2014

Joe,this is already a historic lake.LIKE I cordially greet Grażyna.

Joe Son of the Rock on April 9, 2014

Grażyna, thanks for your LIKE and lovely comment. Cheers, Joe

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 12, 2012
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    by Joe Son of the Rock
    • Camera: Canon EOS 10D
    • Taken on 2012/05/12 10:09:18
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 32.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV
    • No flash

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