This photo was taken at very
low tide in September 2011. *** This
view looks down the Firth of Forth towards the large harbour at Leith and
the smaller harbour in front of it, to the right of the lighthouse, at
- The buildings in the centre of this photo are new apartments and a
Health Centre, built on reclaimed land in Leith Western Harbour.
- The buildings on the right are at Newhaven. They are,
left to right:
- Lighthouse at the harbour entrance
- Low fishmarket and restaurants, almost hidden from view
by Newhaven harbour wall
- New apartments
- Chancelot Flour Mill, the large white building
- Church, the interior converted to a rock climbing centre.
*** LOW TIDES
Here, on the Forth, where this photo was
taken the difference in height between high tide and low tide can be
anything from about 2 meters to 6 meters. When this photo was taken
at about 10.30am on Sep 29, the height was 0.2m. The previous high
tide had been 6.1m.