NM9595 : The Cioch

5 km from Strathan, Highland, Great Britain

The Cioch
The Cioch
A 10m high pinnacle on the ridge of Druim a'Chuirn. It's like the more famous Cobbler, caused by a landslip.
Failed slopes are a common feature and were probably caused by water lubricating weaker rock layers in glacial times. Some of the slides were huge, whole hills just slid off.
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Saturday, 16 October, 2004   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 11 May, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! NM 95 95 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 57:0.3131N 5:22.1497W
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