NM2820 : Threading skerries west of Erraid

taken 1 year ago, near to Fidden, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Threading skerries west of Erraid
Threading skerries west of Erraid
On a trip collecting skerries around Erraid, we soon reached this pair west of Eilean Gḥmain. There was little swell here, and the gap wide, so no reason not to paddle through. More exciting water lay somewhat further ahead. Erraid and its outlying skerries are all formed from the Ross of Mull granite, a pluton associated with the Caledonian orogeny and dated at c 440 million years old. It is tougher than fibreglass boats...
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NM2820, 2 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Islands  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Category (from Tags)
Sea Kayaking  Skerry 
Category
Skerry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 2855 2042 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:17.8958N 6:23.3616W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 2857 2044
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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