NM4430 : The descent from Beinn na Srčine

taken 1 year ago, 4 km from Balnahard, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

The descent from Beinn na Srèine
The descent from Beinn na Srčine
Heading west along the ridgewalk from Beinn na Srčine one walks the top of a lava flow which ends abruptly in these basalt crags. Basalt is dark grey to black when first exposed, but weathers to this characteristic rusty colour owing the high content of iron-rich mafic minerals. The whole area is characterised by its orange rock architecture. A reasonably good (though essentially pathless) route descends the grassy drainage from the right of the photo to the col, Eag Fionna Mhŕm, from which the photo was taken.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Uplands  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs  Barren Plateaux 
Category (from Tags)
Crags 
Category
Rock Feature > Crags   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 4478 3041 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:23.8074N 6:8.2503W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 4472 3025
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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