SJ6208 : Top of the Wrekin (407m)

taken 8 years ago, near to Upper Longwood, Shropshire, Great Britain

Top of the Wrekin (407m)
Top of the Wrekin (407m)
The geology of The Wrekin is most interesting as it is made of volcanic rock yet is not itself a volcano. It is situated near to the Church Stretton Fault which may well have been responsible for its creation.
The primary igneous rock on the Wrekin is rhyolite which has a pinkish colour and is usually banded as it is a slow cooling viscous extrusive rock.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 9 January, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 628 081 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.1595N 2:33.0835W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 628 081
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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