NT8170 : Siccar Point

taken 7 years ago, 4 km from Cockburnspath, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Siccar Point
Siccar Point
The headland, famed in the history of geology, seen from the east. There is a striking colour contrast between the Silurian greywackes and the red sandstone laid unconformably upon them some 90 million years later. This is known as Hutton's Unconformity and Hutton's observations here led to questioning the orthodoxy that everything was created almost at once - very recently.
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NT8170, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 June, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 27 June, 2010
Category
Headland (coastal feature)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 812 708 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.8371N 2:18.0711W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 813 706
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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