NO5315 : The Rock and Spindle

near to Brownhills, Fife, Great Britain

The Rock and Spindle
The Rock and Spindle
This oddly shaped 'stack' stands on the shore at the foot of Kinkell Braes south of St Andrews. It is made of basalt which is a volcanic rock. The central spindle appears to have radiating spokes. These are formed in columnar-jointed basalt.
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Geograph (Third Visitor for NO5315)
Date Taken
March 2005   (more nearby)
Friday, 6 May, 2005
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 538 155 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:19.7767N 2:44.9231W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 539 154
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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