NJ9145 : Rock Exposure

taken 1 month ago, near to Drymuir, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Rock Exposure
Rock Exposure
This appears to be the only bit of bedrock that occurs on this section of the old railway line, almost all of the area being covered by deposits of glacial material. It is part of the Maud pluton, a body of gabbroic material intruded into the crust of the Earth in the Ordovician, between about 485 and 443 million years ago.
Formartine and Buchan Way

The Formartine and Buchan Way is a long-distance trail in Scotland, extending from Dyce north to Peterhead and Fraserburgh in the Buchan and Formartine districts of Aberdeenshire in Scotland. It follows the track of a former railway line, the Formartine and Buchan Railway, and is open to walkers, cyclists and horse riders.The railway closed in 1979 (Fraserburgh) and 1970 (Maud-Peterhead). The walkway opened in the early 1990s, and is managed by Aberdeenshire Council. It is listed as one of Scotland's Great Trails by NatureScot
64 km (40 mi) to Fraserburgh, plus 21 km (13 mi) spur to Peterhead.

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NJ9145, 27 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Anne Burgess   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 3 June, 2024   (more nearby)
Sunday, 9 June, 2024
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9165 4543 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:29.9402N 2:8.4584W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9165 4542
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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