NX4572 : Broken Basalt

taken 3 years ago, near to Auchinleck, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Broken Basalt
Broken Basalt
Locally known as Whinstone, it is commonly quarried to provide hardcore for the construction of the forestry roads. Many older stone houses around Newton Stewart are also faced with basalt.
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NX4572, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Roads, Road transport  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 450 726 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:1.4506N 4:25.5178W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 450 726
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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