NX2947 : Chippermore Heughs

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Alticry, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

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Chippermore Heughs
Chippermore Heughs
"Heughs" is the Galloway name for the huge raised beach which runs parallel to the shoreline of Luce Bay. They were formed at the edge of the ice sheet where it met the sea, by a combination of fluctuating sea levels and land rebounding upwards as it was relieved of the weight of the ice as it melted.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Sunday, 13 January, 2008
Raised beach   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 292 478 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:47.7781N 4:39.4284W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 295 476
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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