This entry is part 8 of 47 in the series British Antarctic Survey
National and Nelson's Monuments, Edinburgh

National and Nelson’s Monuments at night, Edinburgh

Another of my responsibilities upon arrival in South Georgia will be regular recordings of the Earth Magnetic Fields for the British Geological Survey. This data will be used to ensure that the data that they are collecting remotely is all correct. In order to do this I visited the offices of the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh where I met some of the team and was trained to use a Magnetometer (the equipment I will be using in South Georgia).

Once I had the technique nailed, I had a bit of time to wonder around the beautiful city and take a few snaps. For anyone hoping to take in the sunset here, I would recommend heading to Calton Hill. This high vantage point gives you incredible views of various monuments (Dugald Stewart, national, and Nelson’s) , the castle, Arthur’s Seat, the island of Inchkeith and Princess Street.

National and Nelson's Monuments, Edinburgh

National and Nelson’s Monuments at sunset, Edinburgh

 

Dugald Stewart Monument at Sunset with cranes

Dugald Stewart Monument at Sunset with cranes

Edinburghs Dugald Stewart monument and castle at night

Edinburghs Dugald Stewart monument and castle at night

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Edinburgh

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