2006

SC2177 : Geological fault at Niarbyl

taken 18 years ago, near to Dalby, Isle of Man

Geological fault at Niarbyl
Geological fault at Niarbyl
The narrow white diagonal line near centre of picture is the only remaining
visible representation of the Lapetus Ocean, which once separated the Gondwana
and Laurentia continents, respectively now the continents of Africa and North America. It is possible to stand with a foot in each of these ancient continents!

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Category: Geological feature
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Niarbyl Fault [6] · Near Niarbyl [5] ·
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SC2177, 135 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
kevin rothwell   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 January, 2006
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 211 777 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.8304N 4:44.5049W
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Image classification(about): Geograph (Third Visitor for SC2177)
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