SH5860 : Igneous intrusions into the slate rock at Vivian Quarry

taken 12 years ago, near to Llanberis, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Igneous intrusions into the slate rock at Vivian Quarry
Igneous intrusions into the slate rock at Vivian Quarry
The green and red layers are igneous material intruded into the metamorphosed sedimentary rocks during the transformation process which converted mudstone into slate. The igneous material is of no commercial value and is sometimes left in situ.
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 24 November, 2006
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Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 58 60 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.3704N 4:6.9599W
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