NB5647 : Tolsta Head and Traigh Mhor beach

taken 15 years ago, 3 km from Tolastadh Bho Thuath, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Great Britain

Tolsta Head and Traigh Mhor beach
Tolsta Head and Traigh Mhor beach
All the rocks in the area are Lewisian Gneiss. Differential erosion of these rocks has produced the serrated coast of headlands and bays. Behind the beach is an area of sand dunes, a product of onshore winds blowing sand particles inland.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 April, 2007   (more nearby)
Friday, 25 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Islands  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NB 561 474 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:20.8557N 6:10.1352W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NB 536 494
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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