2018

NG5636 : Ammonite Fossils

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

Ammonite Fossils
Ammonite Fossils
Where the ironstone was stripped off a bed of mudstone is exposed, and the surface is full of fossil ammonites.
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: Geological interest
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NG5636, 54 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Anne Burgess   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 30 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 5 May, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5684 3644 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:21.2007N 6:2.6449W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5684 3644
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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