NS7177 : Mute swans, Auchinstarry Quarry

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

Mute swans, Auchinstarry Quarry
Mute swans, Auchinstarry Quarry
The quarry is 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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NS7177, 72 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Quarry  Bird 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 719 771 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.1853N 4:3.2413W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7198 7712
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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