SM9040 : Pillowed structure in basalt

taken 3 years ago, near to Tresinwen, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Pillowed structure in basalt
Pillowed structure in basalt
Large pillows are evident in the outcrops of basalt above the sea. The structures are so large that I was tempted to conclude that they were a spheroidal weathering feature but that is more common in gabbroic, intrusive rocks of similar chemistry. See also SM9040 : Detail of pillow structure for more detail nearby.
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SM9040, 35 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 28 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 April, 2016
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Geological Feature 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 9053 4098 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:1.6544N 5:3.2879W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SM 9053 4098
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