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ST7549 : Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie
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Category: Geological feature
An example of unconformity. An unconformity is a buried erosional surface separating strata of different ages; it indicates that sediment deposition was not... (more)
NH8089 : Rock outcrop, Dornoch beach by Phil Williams Rock outcrop, Dornoch beach by Phil Williams
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Category: Rock outcrops
A view looking east to one of the rock outcrops of Craig Carnaig on Dornoch beach. It seems to be limestone overlying Torridonian?? sandstone. If any geologists... (more)
NH8089 : Rock outcrop on Dornoch beach. by Phil Williams Rock outcrop on Dornoch beach. by Phil Williams
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Category: Rock outcrops
Another view of one of the rock outcrops on Dornoch beach, showing the different layers of limestone and sandstone.
NS0558 : The Haystack by Gary Rogers The Haystack by Gary Rogers
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Category: Geological feature
Curious geological feature on the raised beach to the west of Scalpsie Bay. Looking southwest towards Ardscalpsie Point
NR9352 : Hutton's Unconformity by Val Vannet Hutton's Unconformity by Val Vannet
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Category: Geological feature
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... (more)
SJ5088 : Pex Hill - Triassic Sandstone by Gary Rogers Pex Hill - Triassic Sandstone by Gary Rogers
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Category: Geological feature
Close up of the disused quarry face showing a well rounded embedded pebble about 35mm across.
NH8089 : Rock outcrop, Dornoch beach by Phil Williams Rock outcrop, Dornoch beach by Phil Williams
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Category: Rock outcrops
A view looking east to one of the rock outcrops of Craig Carnaig on Dornoch beach. It seems to be limestone overlying Torridonian?? sandstone. If any geologists... (more)
SJ5088 : Pex Hill - Triassic Sandstone by Gary Rogers Pex Hill - Triassic Sandstone by Gary Rogers
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Category: Geological feature
Close up of the disused quarry face showing a well rounded embedded pebble about 35mm across.
ST7549 : Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie
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Category: Geological feature
An example of unconformity. An unconformity is a buried erosional surface separating strata of different ages; it indicates that sediment deposition was not... (more)
NM4788 : Globular Calcite Concretion, Laig Bay by Mick Garratt Globular Calcite Concretion, Laig Bay by Mick Garratt
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Category: Geological feature
NR2947 : Creag an t-Saighdeir by Mick Garratt Creag an t-Saighdeir by Mick Garratt
geograph for square NR2947
Category: Coastal feature
This sea stack is un-named on the 1:25,000 OS map but locally is known as Creag an t-Saighdeir or Soldier's Rock. The upright appearance and quartz rock... (more)
SS9443 : Woodland Bridleway near Wootton Courtenay by Barbara Cook Woodland Bridleway near Wootton Courtenay by Barbara Cook
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Category: Bridleway
This photograph looks south towards Exmoor, the bridleway goes to Ranscombe Farm.
SX9777 : Cross-bedded Permian Sandstone by Tony Atkin Cross-bedded Permian Sandstone by Tony Atkin
geograph for square SX9777
Category: Geological feature
The sandstone exposed in the sea cliff above the railway line shows cross bedding patterns typical of rock formed from desert sand. These are the remnants of old... (more)
ST7549 : Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie
geograph for square ST7549
Category: Geological feature
An example of unconformity. An unconformity is a buried erosional surface separating strata of different ages; it indicates that sediment deposition was not... (more)
R3796 : Solution pitting on the shores of Lough Bunny by Mike Simms Solution pitting on the shores of Lough Bunny by Mike Simms
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Category: Lake
The delightfully named Lough Bunny lies on limestone and has no surface inlet or outlet. It is fed by numerous springs and drains via sinks at its northern end. In... (more)
NU0632 : Bowden Doors by Stuart Meek Bowden Doors by Stuart Meek
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Category: Crags
Quality Northumbrian sandstone with good landings makes this one of the finest bouldering crags in Britain! This section with its spectacular sandstone cornice... (more)
NU0632 : Bowden Doors by Stuart Meek Bowden Doors by Stuart Meek
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Category: Crags
Curious sandstone formations
NR9540 : Granite torr on Beinn Tarsuinn by Ian Mitchell Granite torr on Beinn Tarsuinn by Ian Mitchell
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Category: Rock feature
Classic weathering gives this outcrop a face - it is known as "The Old Man of Tarsuinn". Brodick bay is visible in the distance.
SD9841 : The Hitching Stone, Keighley Moor by Richard Swales The Hitching Stone, Keighley Moor by Richard Swales
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Category: Boulders
Supposedly the largest single boulder in Yorkshire and thought to have mythological significance. The site of annual horse races and Lammas Fair up until 1870
SS1345 : Halfway Wall and Logan Stone by Grant Sherman Halfway Wall and Logan Stone by Grant Sherman
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Category: Stone
There are three main walls that bisect the island east to west: the Quarter Wall, the Halfway Wall, and the Threequarter Wall. At the eastern end of the Halfway... (more)
SX5771 : Black Tor Logan Stone by Cathy Cox Black Tor Logan Stone by Cathy Cox
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Category: Rock feature
Looking south.
SX6685 : Logan stone at Thornworthy Tor by Cathy Cox Logan stone at Thornworthy Tor by Cathy Cox
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Category: Rock feature
From the north west
SZ0282 : The Agglestone on Black Down, Purbeck by Jim Champion The Agglestone on Black Down, Purbeck by Jim Champion
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Category: Tors
Looking northeast with the Agglestone in the foreground and the Godlingston Heath NNR beyond that. The Agglestone is a collapsed 500 tonne pedestal sandstone rock,... (more)
SW4233 : Lanyon Quoit by Peter Crump Lanyon Quoit by Peter Crump
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Category: Standing stones
NT1984 : Strange rock by Duncan Stephen Strange rock by Duncan Stephen
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Category: Rock feature
An unusual rock rising up at the coast at Aberdour in Fife.
SE2065 : Idol Rock - Brimham Rocks by Penny Mayes Idol Rock - Brimham Rocks by Penny Mayes
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Category: Rock feature
Covering an area of over 1 square kilometre on Brimham Moor in Nidderdale these millstone grit stacks have been eroded by glaciation, wind and rain to produce many... (more)
NT8170 : Hutton's Unconformity, Siccar Point by Lisa Jarvis Hutton's Unconformity, Siccar Point by Lisa Jarvis
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Category: Geological feature
Famous for Hutton's observations that provided evidence for geological evolution. Here, Silurian greywackes, laid down approximately 425 million years ago are... (more)
ST7549 : Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie
geograph for square ST7549
Category: Geological feature
An example of unconformity. An unconformity is a buried erosional surface separating strata of different ages; it indicates that sediment deposition was not... (more)
ST7549 : Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie Geological unconformity by Patrick Mackie
geograph for square ST7549
Category: Geological feature
An example of unconformity. An unconformity is a buried erosional surface separating strata of different ages; it indicates that sediment deposition was not... (more)
SX7058 : Woodland Wood by Derek Harper Woodland Wood by Derek Harper
geograph for square SX7058
Category: Woodland
The tautologically named wood on the other side of the River Avon is seen from the lane from Horsebrook to South Brent.
NM4442 : Eas Fors by Anne Burgess Eas Fors by Anne Burgess
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Category: Waterfalls
This is the upper of two waterfalls by which the Allt an Eas Fors reached the sea.
NZ7917 : Ammonite at Port Mulgrave by John Berry Ammonite at Port Mulgrave by John Berry
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Category: Fossils
There are lots of fossils to be found at the base of the cliffs.
NX2551 : Rocks at Craignarget by David Baird Rocks at Craignarget by David Baird
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Category: Supplemental view
Sea smoothed greywacke rock outcrop near highwater mark at Craignarget beach.
SU0471 : Chalk-face viewed from bridleway, Compton Bassett by Brian Robert Marshall Chalk-face viewed from bridleway, Compton Bassett by Brian Robert Marshall
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Category: Bridleway
The bridleway is cut through the chalk escarpment. The chalk is very soft and friable.
TV5595 : Cliff face by Dennis Turner Cliff face by Dennis Turner
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Category: Cliffs
Chalk cliff face showing layers of flint.
NO5201 : Volcanic rock formations by Jim Bain Volcanic rock formations by Jim Bain
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Category: Rock strata
Volcanic rock formations that now lie exposed by weathering on the beach by Long Shank.
SU0781 : Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (1) by Brian Robert Marshall Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (1) by Brian Robert Marshall
geograph for square SU0781
Category: Mud springs
The mud springs were 'discovered' in 1974, although they must have been known of for much longer. They are a rare geological phenomenon. There are... (more)
SU0781 : Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (2) by Brian Robert Marshall Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (2) by Brian Robert Marshall
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Category: Mud springs
The mud springs were 'discovered' in 1974, although they must have been known of for much longer. They are a rare geological phenomenon. There are... (more)
SU0781 : Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (4) by Brian Robert Marshall Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (4) by Brian Robert Marshall
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Category: Mud springs
The mud springs were 'discovered' in 1974, although they must have been known of for much longer. They are a rare geological phenomenon. There are... (more)
SU0781 : Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (5) by Brian Robert Marshall Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (5) by Brian Robert Marshall
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Category: Mud springs
The mud springs were 'discovered' in 1974, although they must have been known of for much longer. They are a rare geological phenomenon. There are... (more)
SU0781 : Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (6) by Brian Robert Marshall Wootton Bassett Mud Springs (6) by Brian Robert Marshall
geograph for square SU0781
Category: Mud springs
The mud springs were 'discovered' in 1974, although they must have been known of for much longer. They are a rare geological phenomenon. There are... (more)
SZ3783 : Dinosaur footprint cast on the beach, Hanover Point by Jim Champion Dinosaur footprint cast on the beach, Hanover Point by Jim Champion
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Category: Fossils
There are plenty of these footprint casts on the beach, amongst the loose boulders at the toe of the cliff. Some sources I have seen on the internet say that these... (more)
NO6844 : Conglomerate by Gwen and James Anderson Conglomerate by Gwen and James Anderson
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Category: Geological feature
An area of eroded conglomerate lying flat on the beach. Many of the pebbles embedded in the Old Red Sandstone have also been eroded revealing them in cross section.
NS8497 : The Ochil Fault by M J Richardson The Ochil Fault by M J Richardson
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Category: Geological feature
The fault, photographed from a glider, separates the highlands to the right [north] from the lowlands - the Forth valley, to the south. Meanders of the River Forth... (more)
SS2327 : Geological  Fold at Hartland Point by Ashley Dace Geological Fold at Hartland Point by Ashley Dace
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Category: Geological feature
The cliff at Hartland Point with the large folds in the rocks easily seen, they a Carboniferous mudstones. The radar station on top is also of interest (... (more)
SS2327 : Geological  Fold at Hartland Point by Ashley Dace Geological Fold at Hartland Point by Ashley Dace
geograph for square SS2327
Category: Geological feature
The cliff at Hartland Point with the large folds in the rocks easily seen, they a Carboniferous mudstones. The radar station on top is also of interest (... (more)
SS2327 : Geological  Fold at Hartland Point by Ashley Dace Geological Fold at Hartland Point by Ashley Dace
geograph for square SS2327
Category: Geological feature
The cliff at Hartland Point with the large folds in the rocks easily seen, they a Carboniferous mudstones. The radar station on top is also of interest (... (more)
SK6145 : Top Dumble waterfall (1) by Alan Murray-Rust Top Dumble waterfall (1) by Alan Murray-Rust
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Category: Waterfalls
For more details, see grid square discussion.
SS2327 : Geological  Fold at Hartland Point by Ashley Dace Geological Fold at Hartland Point by Ashley Dace
geograph for square SS2327
Category: Geological feature
The cliff at Hartland Point with the large folds in the rocks easily seen, they a Carboniferous mudstones. The radar station on top is also of interest (... (more)
SN7290 : Folded mudstone strata by Rudi Winter Folded mudstone strata by Rudi Winter
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Category: Geological feature
This fold turns the layers of sediment from nearly horizontal on the left (west) side to nearly vertical on the right (east). It is difficult to judge the scale... (more)

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