NM2718 : The Dubh Sgeir south of Erraid

taken 1 year ago, 3 km from Fidden, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

The Dubh Sgeir south of Erraid
The Dubh Sgeir south of Erraid
I find myself visiting a lot of "black skerry" locations in my search for unclaimed squares - this is the second such this week. This one is bigger than the one SW of Iona and was getting quite a bit more swell on the day we passed, hence a bit more distance was kept. Like all the many skerries in this area, this one is made of Ross of Mull granite, emplaced approximately 440 million years ago during the Caledonian orogeny. It's a pleasant orange-pink rock, not black at all, but no doubt seen looking south from the bigger landmass, it would appear in silhouette, and thus seem black.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Andy Waddington and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NM2718, 4 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
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 2793 1885 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:17.0307N 6:23.8638W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 2783 1885
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image Type (about): geograph  (Second Visitor for NM2718) · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
This page has been viewed about 11 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register