NB4733 : Low coastal cliffs at Stornoway Airport

near to Stornoway Airport/Port Adhar Steòrnabhagh, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Great Britain

Low coastal cliffs at Stornoway Airport
Low coastal cliffs at Stornoway Airport
Unusually for the Western Isles, this section of coast comprises conglomerates of Permo-Triassic age - laid down 'yesterday' when compared to the Archaean age of the gneisses which are more typical of these islands.
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2012
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 22 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NB 4709 3310 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:12.8312N 6:18.4653W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NB 4721 3305
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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