NS4980 : Approaching the Whangie

taken 24 years ago, 4 km from Craighat, Stirling, Great Britain

Approaching the Whangie
Approaching the Whangie
This peculiar rock feature is thought to have resulted from glacial action during the ice ages. This has shaved a section off the main cliff forming a very narrow ravine, only about 2 feet in one place.The ravine extends over 100 yards in length with rocks towering up to 40 feet high on either side. This has provided a haven for rock climbers. The area is easily accessed just one mile from the Queens View car park on the A809,Stockiemuir road. It is worth while continuing around to climb Auchineden Hill, of which this is part, for the view.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 August, 1993   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 February, 2009
Category
Rock Feature > Rock feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4929 8072 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.7411N 4:25.0786W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4938 8077
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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