NM4768 : The Centre of the Volcano

taken 4 years ago, near to Achnaha, Highland, Great Britain

The Centre of the Volcano
The Centre of the Volcano
This insignificant-looking little knoll is of great geological importance. It is the very youngest of the many intrusions making up the Ardnamurchan volcanic complex, probably the solidified central conduit through which the magma rose to the surface. It is composed of quartz-monzonite, and these four patches of pale rock are just about all of it.
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Date Taken
Friday, 13 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 4714 6826 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:44.2331N 6:8.1771W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 4713 6826
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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