NT2772 : On Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh

taken 6 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

On Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh
On Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh
Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags are a spectacular example of geology in a city setting, being remnants of volcanic activity in early Carboniferous times, about 350 million years ago.

Much more geological detail of the volcanic rocks is given in the chapter ‘Arthur’s Seat’ by G P Black in ‘Lothian Geology, An Excursion Guide’ by A D McAdam and E N K Clarkson (Scottish Academic Press 1986).
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NT2772, 341 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2701 7298 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.6578N 3:10.2124W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2706 7297
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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