NS3875 : Cliffs at Brucehill

taken 2 years ago, near to Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

This is 1 of 2 images, with title Cliffs at Brucehill in this square
Cliffs at Brucehill
Cliffs at Brucehill
The map shows a bunching a contour lines here (the cliffs), and a flat area in front. The flat area is a raised beach, and these cliffs were once sea-cliffs (NS3875 : Remnants of a sea cave / NS3875 : Havoc Hole).

From a distance, the rock face shown here is screened by trees (compare NS3875 : Path in Havoc Grassland). Dripping water keeps the surface damp, creating a home for liverworts and ferns such as Royal Fern (see NS3875 : Royal Fern colony).

See NS3875 : Cliffs at Brucehill for a view in the opposite direction.
Brucehill Cliffs and Havoc Grassland
The site is, as of 2015, a Local Nature Conservation Site (LNCS), and a proposed Local Nature Reserve (LNR). It is host to a variety of butterflies and grassland plants. The area is a raised beach, with former sea-cliffs now standing inland. Between the cliffs and the Clyde shore is Havoc Grassland; maps from shortly before the Second World War show "Allotment Gardens" there. The adjacent shore is part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Lairich Rig and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NS3875, 109 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 27 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cliff 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3834 7525 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.5814N 4:35.4038W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3833 7525
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image Type (about): geograph 
This page has been viewed about 25 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register