NR8829 : Drumadoon

near to Blackwaterfoot, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Drumadoon
Drumadoon
The prominent feature of Drumadoon is the Doon, which is an igneous sill, intruded between beds of pre-existing rock, which has cooled to form columns characteristic of basalt. It is in fact a composite sill, which means that the chemistry of the rock is not uniform throughout the sill. In simple terms the top and bottom of the sill are basaltic, but the middle is composed of more silica-rich material. Not that you could tell by looking at it from her.
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2012
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Geograph
Date Taken
Saturday, 15 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 8849 2922 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:30.6485N 5:21.0776W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 8840 2909
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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