NS4275 : Dumbowie Hill: rock outcrops

taken 5 years ago, near to Milton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dumbowie Hill: rock outcrops
Dumbowie Hill: rock outcrops
As the end-note points out, double-peaked Dumbowie Hill is a volcanic plug. As the foreground of the present picture shows, some of that rock is exposed on this side of the south-eastern summit. The north-western summit can be seen not far away in the central part of the background.

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Dumbowie Hill
The hill originated as a volcanic plug on the edge of the Kilpatrick Hills plateau. The hill has two peaks (NW+SE); the south-eastern one has several terraces on its slopes, and the remains of an Iron Age fort, Dumbuie Dun, on top: see LinkExternal link (at Canmore) for archaeological details.
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Date Taken
Monday, 19 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 February, 2015
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4217 7516 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.6093N 4:31.7252W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4217 7516
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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