NT2787 : Pillow Lavas

taken 7 years ago, near to Kinghorn, Fife, Great Britain

Pillow Lavas
Pillow Lavas
These lumpy rocks are pillow lavas. They were formed in the Carboniferous when this was an active volcanic area. Pillow lavas are formed when lava, usually basaltic, is erupted in shallow water.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Geological interest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2751 8742 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:4.4451N 3:9.9663W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2753 8742
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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