NU2425 : Whin Sill Crag

taken 12 years ago, near to Low Newton-by-The-Sea, Northumberland, Great Britain

Whin Sill Crag
Whin Sill Crag
The Whin Sill is a large igneous intrusion into the rocks of Northern England. The intrusion is dated at 295 million years ago, the rock is dolerite. Several classic locations of Northern England owe their location to this sill - Hadrian's Wall, Farne Islands, Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle.

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Friday, 2 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 June, 2006
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Rock Feature > Crags   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 242 251 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:31.1434N 1:37.0975W
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