NR9352 : Hutton's Unconformity

near to Newton, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Hutton's Unconformity
Hutton's Unconformity
This is one of Scotland's foremost geological sites, first observed by geologist James Hutton in the 18th century. Here, younger sandstone rocks dip gently seaward and lie on top of older Cambrian schists which dip steeply inland. More background information the Father of Modern Geology and his Theory of The Earth at Arran Museum's website - LinkExternal link
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2005
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 October, 2005
Category
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 936 521 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:43.0944N 5:17.2598W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NR 935 520
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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