2007

NT2672 : Edinburgh Skyline

taken 17 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh Skyline
Edinburgh Skyline
View up through Hope Park Terrace and Bernard Terrace, typical Edinburgh tenement buildings, towards Holyrood Park, Salisbury Crags and Arthur's Seat. Arthur's Seat was formed by an extinct volcano system of Carboniferous age (approximately 350 million years old), which was eroded by a glacier moving from west to east exposing rocky crags to the west and leaving a tail of material swept to the east. The cliff face of Salisbury Crags represent the glaciated remains of a Carboniferous sill, injected between sedimentary rocks.

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NT2672, 749 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Lisa Jarvis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 April, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 April, 2007
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 269 729 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.6138N 3:10.3071W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 262 725
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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