NX4746 : Erratic boulder

near to Garlieston, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Erratic boulder
Erratic boulder
This large erratic boulder of granite sits on the foreshore where it was dropped around 10,000 years ago by melting ice. The large crack could be a weathering feature, or the result of an insufficiently-determined attempt to break it up into useful parts.
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year taken
2012
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Image classification?
Geograph
Date Taken
Monday, 6 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 4781 4666 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:47.5004N 4:22.1142W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 4781 4666
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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