SK1171 : Disused quarry, Calton Hill

taken 7 years ago, near to Blackwell, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Disused quarry, Calton Hill
Disused quarry, Calton Hill
There is a volcanic plug on the right with a sill to the left composed of polygonal basalt columns much as at the Giant's Causeway. I'll leave Ashley Dace to post more pictures and explain the geology.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 18 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Former (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 116 713 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.3648N 1:49.6411W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 116 713
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Volcanic Plug  Volcanic Sill  Basalt Columns 

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