NT8170 : Hutton's Unconformity, Siccar Point

4 km from Cockburnspath, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Hutton's Unconformity, Siccar Point
Hutton's Unconformity, Siccar Point
Famous for Hutton's observations that provided evidence for geological evolution. Here, Silurian greywackes, laid down approximately 425 million years ago are underneath Devonian sandstone deposited approximately 345 million years ago. More information here LinkExternal link
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2006
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Saturday, 22 April, 2006   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 22 April, 2006
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Geological feature   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 812 709 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.8477N 2:18.1480W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 812 709
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