NR3751 : Shakehole, Glenegedale Moor, Islay

taken 8 years ago, 4 km from Leorin, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Shakehole, Glenegedale Moor, Islay
Shakehole, Glenegedale Moor, Islay
Shake or sink holes are formed when acidic peat water erodes the limestone beneath the peat and the land 'sinks' causing depressions to form in the landscape. This area on Islay is part of a limestone belt and there are therefore quite a few of these shake holes, which brighten up an otherwise quite featureless landscape.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010
Shakeholes   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 374 518 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:41.3305N 6:10.7689W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 373 518
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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