NG5139 : Ben Tianavaig crags

taken 10 years ago, near to Camastianavaig, Highland, Great Britain

Ben Tianavaig crags
Ben Tianavaig crags
The root cause of the landslips that created the amazing terrain of the Storr, Quiraing and Tianavaig can be seen here. Horizontal beds of mesozoic sediments are topped by layers of basalt lavas. The bottom layer of basalt is an intrusion that exhibits the vertical columnar jointing that can also be seen at the Kilt Rock NG5066 : Kilt Rock and at Fingals Cave on Staffa NM3235 : Basalt Columns.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 March, 2007
Category
Rock Feature > Crags   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 515 393 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:22.5727N 6:8.0699W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 516 393
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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