NR9352 : Hutton's Unconformity

taken 13 years ago, near to Newton, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

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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 (Archive LinkExternal link )
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NR9352, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Friday, 21 October, 2005
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 936 521 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:43.0944N 5:17.2598W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 935 520
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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