NR8956 : B8001 'The Low Road'

taken 11 years ago, near to Skipness, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

B8001 'The Low Road'
B8001 'The Low Road'
The road built by Robert Chellas Graham in 1885 had to be blasted through the steeply dipping mica schist rocks because at this point the raised beach all but disappears. These rocks are possibly pre-Cambrian in age and are part of an anticline known as the Cowal Ridge which is part of a major mountain fold to the north east of the Highland Boundary Fault.
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NR8956, 9 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 2 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 January, 2007
Category
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 893 569 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:45.5995N 5:21.5653W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 892 569
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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