September 30, 2012

St. Kilda, Hebrides Islands

Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic

A cruise ship waits in a bay in St. Kilda, a tiny cluster of islands and sea stacks perched in the North Atlantic 40 miles west of North Uist, Scotland. On rough slopes above the haunting remnants of St. Kilda's main settlement, drystone walls still girdle plots of topsoil.

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