SH4987 : Devonian Red Sandstone Strata

taken 7 years ago, near to Brynrefail, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Devonian Red Sandstone Strata
Devonian Red Sandstone Strata
The north side of Lligwy Bay has exposures of Old Red Sandstones, laid down around 400 million years ago in an arid environment and later tilted by tectonic movements so that they now slope towards the south. They are fairly difficult to examine here on the headland because they are thickly covered in barnacles. On the skyline is a wartime lookout post.
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SH4987, 67 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 June, 2010
Category
Rock strata   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 493 878 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.9537N 4:15.9337W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 494 879
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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