NR4776 : Sgriob na Callich

taken 5 years ago, near to Sgriob na Cailliche [other Features], Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Sgriob na Callich
Sgriob na Callich
The Sgriob na Callich was caused by a witch in a hurry. She was hunting on the paps when she noticed the man she fancied escaping from the island, so she slid down the slope to chase him, creating this long line of stones. Some people prefer another story, that this is a medial moraine caused by a glacier which split into two arms, one either side of the mountain, and then rejoined. Each arm picked up rock debris at its edge and when they merged, this debris resulted in a line down the middle of the glacier, which remained when the glacier melted. Take your pick.
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NR4776   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 June, 2016
Geographical Context
Islands  Estuary, Marine  Moorland  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Moraine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 4704 7670 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.0003N 6:2.9966W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 4721 7656
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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