Anne Flint - Photographer

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Stromness
The name Stromness comes from the Norse Straumrnes, or point of land by Hoy Sound: though it is probable that the natural harbour here was used by the Picts before the Vikings arrived. By the 1300s the name was recorded as Strumnay, and "Stromness" first appears in records in 1544.
Posted by Anne Flint on January 24, 2011 Full Size| Slideshow

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