NS8052 : Ochre in a small un-named burn near Garrion Gill

taken 18 days ago, near to Overtown, North Lanarkshire, Great Britain

Ochre in a small un-named burn near Garrion Gill
Ochre in a small un-named burn near Garrion Gill
The orange coloured material in this burn at the foot of an old colliery bing (largely dried-up at the time of the photo) is likely to be ochre, an iron-rich sludge which is often found in ferruginous (iron-bearing) water from abandoned mines.
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Woodland, Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
Stream 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8067 5248 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:45.0559N 3:54.1654W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8067 5248
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Ochre  Pollution  Burn 

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