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Looking to Scarp Island and its Rocket Post

Scarp is a small now uninhabited island. It lies just 200m at low tide from Harris on the west coast, near Hushinish. On the path to a beach I bumped into a couple who told me the story of its postal service by the pioneering German rocketeer Gerhard Zucker.

Approach to Mheilen beach
Approach to Mheilen beach

 

From the cliff path
From the cliff path

 

Sunset on Mheilen beach
Sunset on Mheilen beach

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