ND0215 : Lewisian Gneiss

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

Lewisian Gneiss
Lewisian Gneiss
This large lump of folded metamorphic rock is one of the oldest rocks in the world and could be some 570 million years old. It takes its name from the Isle of Lewis where it was first noted and sits in a geological garden alongside other large rock samples. Beyond is the old bridge over the River Helmsdale and the clock tower.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 6 July, 2007
Category
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 026 153 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:6.9824N 3:39.2535W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 026 153
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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