NJ5666 : Unconformity

taken 11 months ago, near to Sandend, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

In geology, an unconformity is a place where overlying rocks are many millions of years younger than the rocks they are lying on. Here you can see horizontal beds of Old Red Sandstone lying unconformably on top of more jagged, much older psammite and limestone.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 July, 2021   (more nearby)
Sunday, 25 July, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5610 6619 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:41.0042N 2:44.2714W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5616 6608
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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