NT2787 : Lithostrotion or Siphonondendron

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

Lithostrotion or Siphonondendron
Lithostrotion or Siphonondendron
This boulder is made up of fossil coral. It used to be termed Lithostrotion, but its name has now, apparently, been changed to Siphonodendron. It is a colonial coral and is fairly common along the shore here, both in situ and as loose boulders.
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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 2763 8767 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:4.5809N 3:9.8547W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2763 8767
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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