NJ2914 : Marsh at source of Quillichan Burn

taken 1 year ago, near to Dubh Breac Hill [hill or Mountain], Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Marsh at source of Quillichan Burn
Marsh at source of Quillichan Burn
This is an unusual feature. The Quillichan Burn flows NE from here to Glen Nochty and the Shannach Burn flows SE from here to Glen Ernan. I presume the steep sided valley of the Quillichan Burn is a glacial meltwater channel and there are extensive fluvio-glacial deposits where this channel joins Glen Nochty (need to do some more research). As we arrived we disturbed a lapwing. A favourite place for the grouse shooting parties.
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Monday, 31 July, 2017   (more nearby)
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Monday, 31 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2986 1409 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:12.7307N 3:9.7717W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2983 1402
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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