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Name:The Needle
Hill number:18705
Height:55m / 180ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:23: Orkney Islands
County/UA:Orkney Islands (UA)
Island:Mono Tump island
Maritime area:Orkney - South
Class:Tump (0-99m)
(Tu,0)
Grid ref:ND241900 (est)
Drop:55m
Col:Sea
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 7
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Not ticked not attempted but worth a visit to this superb bit of coast, from SW, drove past farm to park by dunes, visited Tor Ness lighthouse too. With Tim Hamlet. Agreeing with earlier note, 55m based on GPS and clifftop contour level with summit.RHW28/07/2018
Got as close as ND 24245 90093 to take a photo of the summit of The Needle and take a selfie....realising only too well that the summit is beyond my reachad-lib13/06/2017
(info only, not visited): XS 5c, Mick Fowler, Steve Sustad, Nicki Dugan (http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/pdf/Close.pdf Appendix E) Route is 55m in Scottish Rock ClimbsRHW27/05/1990