NN8699 : Old meltwater channel, Creag Ghiuthsachan

taken 3 years ago, near to Auchlean, Highland, Great Britain

Old meltwater channel, Creag Ghiuthsachan
Old meltwater channel, Creag Ghiuthsachan
A neat V-shaped channel cuts through the ridge of Carn Ban Beag, in line with a similar channel 1km south under Creag Leathan. It appears to be a glacial meltwater channel, formed by meltwater streams flowing under the glacier. In the foreground is a boggy flat area which was probably a lochan at one time. Loch Ghiuthsachan is out of sight round the corner.
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Moorland  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 8622 9966 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:4.4314N 3:52.7052W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 8606 9955
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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