Wednesday, 2 November 2011
Naming of Parts
This road on Unst once served a purpose ... at RAF Skaw in the most northerly Shetland isle. Whether it had a name is another matter. In fact, the naming of existing parts is no longer a widespread pursuit, now that most places have been discovered. However, geologists are still having to find names for underwater revelations. Ken Hitchen reveals how this has been done, on occasions - particularly when he was helping to survey the sea-bed and reefs to the north-west of Unst.
Scottish Islands Explorer - keen to identify