NS7177 : Auchinstarry Quarry

taken 1 year ago, near to Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire, Great Britain

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Auchinstarry Quarry
Auchinstarry Quarry
The quarry in an outcrop of quartz microgabbro, and opened in the early 1800s. It supplied kerbs and cobblestones to the city of Glasgow. The flooded quarry is now a popular park for picnickers and rock climbers.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Thursday, 12 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7190 7711 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.1907N 4:3.2416W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7195 7709
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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