NR3752 : Shakehole, Glenegedale Moor, Islay

taken 7 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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NR3752, 3 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010
Category
Shakeholes   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 375 522 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:41.5545N 6:10.6877W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 374 522
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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