Heisgeir crumbling

Heisgeir erosion

Heisgeir - part of the centre stack at Heisgeir fell recently – something that had been a permanent feature in Tolsta Head for hundreds of years.

This was the highest point of the stack and it crashed into Lobaid on the Traigh side of the Heisgeir Islands. The first photograph was taken in 2010, and shows the stack before it fell:

Judging by the cracks a lot more is going to fall. This is what it looks like now :