2018

NG5534 : Mineral Railway Track

taken 6 years ago, near to Inverarish, Isle of Raasay, Scotland

This is 1 of 3 images, with title starting with Mine in this square
Mineral Railway Track
Mineral Railway Track
The railway seems to lead straight to Dłn Caan, but appearances are deceptive; it goes only as far as Mine No 1. On the right the railway cuts through fossiliferous limestone beds of the Arnish Formation.
Ironstone Mining on Raasay

Between 1912 and 1916 iron ore was extracted from ironstones that outcrop in the southern part of the Isle of Raasay. Extensive ruins of the workings and associated buildings continue to disfigure the landscape of the island.


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Geographical Context: Quarrying, Mining
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NG5534, 96 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Anne Burgess   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 29 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 May, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5557 3439 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:20.0578N 6:3.7861W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5556 3437
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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