2018

NG5636 : Fallen Blocks

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

Fallen Blocks
Fallen Blocks
Inside the fence are several large blocks, probably of the calcareous sandstone that overlies the ironstone, that have fallen or slipped down the slope.
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 Uplands Moorland
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Ironstone [10] · Blocks [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 5677 3656 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:21.2630N 6:2.7216W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5672 3646
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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