NJ5866 : Rodded Quartzite

taken 4 months ago, near to Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Rodded Quartzite
Rodded Quartzite
The cliff left of centre is composed of rodded quartzite. This is sandstone which in the course of metamorphism to quartzite has been squeezed and stretched out into these distinctive upward-pointing rods.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5864 6631 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:41.0833N 2:41.7172W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5863 6623
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