NS3678 : Traces of ancient mud cracks

near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Traces of ancient mud cracks
Traces of ancient mud cracks
The boulder shown in the foreground measures about 7m by 4m, and is located in NS3678 : Carman Quarry. It bears a curious pattern of raised ridges; for a description of these, and for a much closer look at the surface of the boulder, see NS3678 : Traces of ancient mud cracks.
Carman Quarry :: NS3779
The site was formerly a small hill called Fairy Knowe, but it became a quarry at the end of the nineteenth century; later maps call it Carman Quarry. It has long been disused. As for the Fairy Knowe, the name perhaps alludes to the same superstitions as were associated with Havoc Cave: LinkExternal link
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Friday, 16 April, 2010   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 22 April, 2010
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Carman Hill 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3695 7898 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.5619N 4:36.8731W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3696 7898
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