NS0136 : Permian Sandstone

near to Strathwhillan, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Permian Sandstone
Permian Sandstone
The reddish slice of rock is mudstone, enclosed in layers of coarser material. The mudstone would have formed in still or very slowly flowing water, and the coarser layers are the remains of episodes of higher water flow which has the power to move larger rock grains and pebbles.
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2012
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Monday, 17 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 23 September, 2012
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Geological interest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 0186 3601 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:34.6401N 5:8.6869W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 0186 3601
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