NX0644 : The Hooies

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Clachanmore, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

The Hooies
The Hooies
These minor promontories have an intriguing name, but the main interest here is the thick layer of till (boulder clay) sitting on a level rock platform. The pink-coloured till is being eroded very actively at the head of a narrow inlet which is continually drawing down material from higher levels.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 12 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 0679 4461 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:45.5494N 5:0.2596W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 0677 4471
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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