The Horse Holm referred to on maps as Horse Island, known to locals simply as Da Holm, and used as an alignment point by local fishermen for several fishing marks, lies about 2.3 km west of Sumburgh Head
Sumburgh Head is located at the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland in northernScotland. The head is a 100 m high rocky spur capped by the Sumburgh Head Lighthouse. The Old Norse name was Dunrøstar høfdi, it means "The Head onto the Thunderous Noise", referring to the noise of Sumburgh Roost...
at the south tip of the Mainland, Shetland.
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