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 last of three photos that, when seen side by side, form a seamless panorama of a syncline at Ardmore Point. This photo shows the rightmost part of the view.]

A syncline is a down-fold in rock, forming a trough-like shape. The red sandstone visible here is therefore tilted; it is higher on the right, where it is further from the centre of the syncline.

The Rosneath Peninsula is visible in the background.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 17 June, 2009
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Coastal 
Place (from Tags)
Ardmore Point 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3145 7832 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.0925N 4:42.1302W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3147 7831
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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