SH5662 : Craig yr Undeb

taken 10 months ago, near to Clwt-y-Bont, Gwynedd, Great Britain

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Craig yr Undeb
Craig yr Undeb
Seen from the water, Craig yr Undeb is a spectacularly bright object which shines on the western shore of Llyn Padarn from almost any point. Whilst its political significance is celebrated, geologically it is also of interest as it is magnificently smoothed by a glacier running down the valley during the last glacial maximum. The pale colour and resistant nature are due to its composition, rhyolitic tuff of Precambrian age whose original grey colour becomes bleached with weathering at the surface. Crags on both sides of the Llyn show the same colour and form.
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Date Taken
Friday, 31 August, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 31 August, 2018
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Geological Feature 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5608 6211 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.1992N 4:9.1715W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5614 6212
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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