NH3758 : Boulderfield, Sgurr Mharcasaidh

taken 12 years ago, near to Little Scatwell, Highland, Great Britain

Boulderfield, Sgurr Mharcasaidh
Boulderfield, Sgurr Mharcasaidh
Frost shattered schist, broken up from slabs at the end of the iceage into a steep boulderfield. A popular habitat for birdlife. Some trees can grow here, as the rocks protect them until they get big enough to withstand grazing. On the steep southern slopes of the eastern top of Sgurr Mharcasaidh. (Unsure of the spelling - OS have it as Marcasaidh, but I would expect a soft mutation equivalent after Sgurr. - I await the comments)
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NH3758, 4 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 August, 2005
Category
Rock Feature > Boulder field   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 375 586 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:35.2859N 4:43.2013W
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