2018

NG5636 : Belemnite Fossils

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

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Belemnite Fossils
Belemnite Fossils
The surface of the rock exposed by the removal of the ironstone here contains a layer of fossil belemnites. For a cross-section of a bunch of belemnites see NG5636 : Belemnite Fossils.
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 Quarrying, Mining
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Ironstone [10] · Belemnite Fossils [2] Other Photos: · Belemnite Fossils Title Clusters: · Belemnite Fossils [2] ·
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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 5687 3643 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:21.1963N 6:2.6144W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5687 3643
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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