NJ5866 : Rodded Quartzite

taken 3 years ago, near to Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Rodded Quartzite
Rodded Quartzite
These rocks have been shaped by forces within the crust of the Earth which have squeezed them, a bit like toothpaste, into elongated shapes termed rods. Pair of walking poles for scale.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5863 6631 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:41.0833N 2:41.7272W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5862 6630
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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