NS3178 : Syncline at Ardmore Point

taken 10 years ago, near to Ardmore, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Syncline at Ardmore Point
Syncline at Ardmore Point
[This is the first of three photos that, when seen side by side, form a seamless panorama of a syncline at Ardmore Point. This photo shows the leftmost part of the view.]

A syncline is a down-fold in rock, forming a trough-like shape. The red sandstone visible near the left-hand edge of this photo is therefore tilted; it is higher on the left, where it is further from the centre of the syncline.

In the background, on the far side of the River Clyde, is the area around Port Glasgow.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 17 June, 2009
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Coastal 
Place (from Tags)
Ardmore Point 
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Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3146 7829 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.0766N 4:42.1195W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3147 7831
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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