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NC2828 : Stack of Glencoul and Moine Thrust by Jim Barton Stack of Glencoul and Moine Thrust by Jim Barton
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Sunlight catching the west face of this steep boss of Moine schist above... (more)
NG9851 : Gully in quartzite crags, Beinn Liath Mhor by Jim Barton Gully in quartzite crags, Beinn Liath Mhor by Jim Barton
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A prominent gully on the S face of this quartzite mountain, seen from the path... (more)
Tags: GullyX   Quartzite   top:Rocks, Scree, CliffsX   top:UplandsX  
NC2922 : Quartzite boulder field, Beinn an Fhurain by Jim Barton Quartzite boulder field, Beinn an Fhurain by Jim Barton
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Countless thousands of tons of quartzite boulders make up the landscape here,... (more)
NG9145 : Quartzite by Toby Speight Quartzite by Toby Speight
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Category: Rock outcrops
The Moine Thrust passes through here, making for a number of abrupt geological... (more)
NC2733 : Track below Creag Ruadh by Jim Barton Track below Creag Ruadh by Jim Barton
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A wall bounds the loch side where the track skirts the base of the quartzite... (more)
Tags: top:CoastalX   top:Estuary, MarineX   type:GeographX   Glencoul ThrustX   top:PathsX   Quartzite   Sea LochX   TrackX   WalkerX  
NG9249 : Sandstone and quartzite, Maol Chean-dearg by Jim Barton Sandstone and quartzite, Maol Chean-dearg by Jim Barton
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A clear transition is visible from Torridonian sandstone to Cambrian quartzite... (more)
B9928 : Summit plateau, Muckish by Rossographer Summit plateau, Muckish by Rossographer
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The long summit plateau of Muckish Mountain in Donegal as seen from the south.... (more)
C0028 : A view from Muckish by Rossographer A view from Muckish by Rossographer
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The view from the summit of Muckish Mountain looking north-east. Straight ahead... (more)
NH0683 : On the Corrag Buidhe pinnacles by Richard Webb On the Corrag Buidhe pinnacles by Richard Webb
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Looking towards the southern end of the ridge and Sil Liath where the quartzite... (more)
NG9852 : Beinn Liath Bheag by Richard Webb Beinn Liath Bheag by Richard Webb
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Exposed quartzite above the Easan Dorcha with a view towards Loch a'... (more)
NG9460 : Westmost buttress, Coinneach Mhor by Jim Barton Westmost buttress, Coinneach Mhor by Jim Barton
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The upper quartzite section of the westmost of the Triple Buttresses high above... (more)
NJ4768 : West and East Priest's Craigs by Alan Murray-Rust West and East Priest's Craigs by Alan Murray-Rust
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A fine pair of quartzite stacks west of Tronach Head.
NJ4768 : Tronach Head by Alan Murray-Rust Tronach Head by Alan Murray-Rust
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The bedded quartzite formations are susceptible to variable erosion to form caves.
NJ4768 : Rock slabs near Tronach Head by Alan Murray-Rust Rock slabs near Tronach Head by Alan Murray-Rust
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Steeply dipped quartzite formations not easily colonised by vegetation.
NJ4968 : Bow Fiddle Rock, Portknockie by Alan Murray-Rust Bow Fiddle Rock, Portknockie by Alan Murray-Rust
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The local quartzite rock, with its very pronounced dip is susceptible to erosion... (more)
Tags: top:CoastalX   type:GeographX   top:Geological InterestX   Quartzite   Sea StackX  
SH2183 : Gogarth by Richard Webb Gogarth by Richard Webb
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The famous quartzite sea cliff on Holyhead Mountain.
Tags: top:CoastalX   CragX   type:GeographX   Quartzite   top:Rocks, Scree, CliffsX  
NG9348 : Approaching the Bealach a' Choire Ghairbh by Jim Barton Approaching the Bealach a' Choire Ghairbh by Jim Barton
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A hot day with sun reflecting from the pale quartzite on the path up from Coire... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   HillsideX   top:PathsX   Quartzite   top:Rocks, Scree, CliffsX   top:UplandsX  
NN2063 : Rock Outcrop with Seams of Quartzite by Mick Garratt Rock Outcrop with Seams of Quartzite by Mick Garratt
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Tags: top:Geological InterestX   Quartzite   subject:RockX   top:UplandsX  
NR2743 : Eileanan Mòra, Islay by Becky Williamson Eileanan Mra, Islay by Becky Williamson
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Big islands. I have often viewed these sea stacks from the shore, so it was... (more)
Tags: top:CoastalX   island:IslayX   Quartzite   top:Rocks, Scree, CliffsX   Sea-StacksX  
NC3145 : Quartzite Scree on Arkle by Mick Garratt Quartzite Scree on Arkle by Mick Garratt
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Tags: top:Geological InterestX   Quartzite   subject:ScreeX   ScreeX   SummitX   top:UplandsX  
NC2822 : Lochan at Lagan Mhuirich by Jim Barton Lochan at Lagan Mhuirich by Jim Barton
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Quartzite boulder fields are much in evidence here.
NC2922 : Peat and boulder field, Imir Fada by Jim Barton Peat and boulder field, Imir Fada by Jim Barton
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The more exposed parts of the ridge are a jumble of quartzite boulders while the... (more)
Tags: top:MoorlandX   Peat MoorX   Quartzite   top:Rocks, Scree, CliffsX   top:UplandsX  
NC2623 : Contrasting rocks, Poll an Droighinn by Jim Barton Contrasting rocks, Poll an Droighinn by Jim Barton
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The foreground is quartzite but the opposite hillside is Lewisian gneiss showing... (more)
NC2623 : Lochan, Cnoc an Droighinn by Jim Barton Lochan, Cnoc an Droighinn by Jim Barton
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One of several such lochans on this quartzite hill.
NG9249 : On the south east shoulder of Maol Chean-dearg by John Allan On the south east shoulder of Maol Chean-dearg by John Allan
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Huge tilted beds of quartzite on the approach to the summit dome of the mountain.
Tags: top:Geological InterestX   Quartzite   top:UplandsX  
NN9369 : Carn Liath, Beinn a' Ghlo by Richard Webb Carn Liath, Beinn a' Ghlo by Richard Webb
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The infamous path. The quartzite marks easily and shows up well due to its... (more)
Tags: HillX   top:PathsX   Quartzite   RhbX  
NC5464 : "Sinkhole", Ben Hutig by Richard Webb "Sinkhole", Ben Hutig by Richard Webb
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Category: Bog
Depression in the foreground is a deep hole caused by a watercourse under the... (more)
NC5465 : Northeast slopes of Ben Hutig. by Richard Webb Northeast slopes of Ben Hutig. by Richard Webb
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Category: Moorland
Another collector of hills approaching up the northeastern flanks of Ben Hutig.... (more)
Tags: BogX   island:Eilean Nan RonX   top:IslandsX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   MoorlandX   Quartzite  
NC2733 : Creag Ruadh by Jim Barton Creag Ruadh by Jim Barton
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Cambrian quartzite cliffs meet Loch Gleann Dubh with the Lewisian gneiss... (more)
NH0784 : Ghlas Meall Liath by Richard Webb Ghlas Meall Liath by Richard Webb
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One of the An Teallach ridges, with a quartzite cap. The Destitution road is in... (more)
NG9653 : North side of Sgorr Nan Lochan Uaine by Richard Webb North side of Sgorr Nan Lochan Uaine by Richard Webb
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Descent to the col with Sgrr Dubh with Beinn Eighe beyond. There is quartzite... (more)
NC3045 : Ridge south of the summit, Arkle by Jim Barton Ridge south of the summit, Arkle by Jim Barton
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Looking back along the quartzite 'pavement' with Loch Stack to the... (more)
NG9149 : Path from the Bealach a' Choire Ghairbh by Jim Barton Path from the Bealach a' Choire Ghairbh by Jim Barton
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Looking back to the higher ground between An Ruadh-Stac and Maol Chean-dearg... (more)
NC2628 : Quinag from Loch Bealach a' Bhuirich by Jim Barton Quinag from Loch Bealach a' Bhuirich by Jim Barton
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The three main rock types of Assynt are in view here: Lewisian gneiss in the... (more)
SO3699 : Rock at the Devil's Chair by Derek Harper Rock at the Devil's Chair by Derek Harper
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Category: Rock outcrops
The northernmost of the rocks forming the Devil's Chair group of the... (more)
Tags: top:Geological InterestX   plant:LingX   MoorlandX   top:MoorlandX   Quartzite   RockX   top:Rocks, Scree, CliffsX   long distance path:Shropshire WayX   top:UplandsX  
NO0486 : Road, Allt Cristie Beag by Richard Webb Road, Allt Cristie Beag by Richard Webb
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Tags: type:GeographX   top:MoorlandX   Quartzite   top:Roads, Road TransportX  
NC2626 : The north side of Beinn Uidhe by Jim Barton The north side of Beinn Uidhe by Jim Barton
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Lines of small crags above the path descending from the bealach.
NC3021 : Summit cairn, Na Tuadhan by Richard Webb Summit cairn, Na Tuadhan by Richard Webb
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Category: Summit
Perched on the edge of a steep drop, the cairn is not quite at the highest point... (more)
Tags: CairnX   Quartzite   top:UplandsX  
NC2743 : Loch Stack and Arkle by Richard Webb Loch Stack and Arkle by Richard Webb
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Tags: p150 hill:ArkleX   type:GeographX   top:Geological InterestX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   loch:Loch StackX   Quartzite   top:Rocks, Scree, CliffsX   ScreeX  
NJ5767 : Natural arch near Redhythe Point by Nigel Feilden Natural arch near Redhythe Point by Nigel Feilden
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This shows a natural arch - perhaps "The Bow". It is the same arch as... (more)
NJ5767 : Natural arch near Redhythe Point by Nigel Feilden Natural arch near Redhythe Point by Nigel Feilden
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This is the seaward side of the arch shown in NJ5767 : Redhythe Point. There is another... (more)
NJ5767 : Natural arches near Redhythe Point by Nigel Feilden Natural arches near Redhythe Point by Nigel Feilden
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The arch in the centre is the same one as in NJ5767 : Natural arch near Redhythe Point, but from the SE side.... (more)
NJ5767 : Natural arch near Redhythe Point by Nigel Feilden Natural arch near Redhythe Point by Nigel Feilden
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This fine arch goes through a stack. It appears to correspond to a couple of... (more)
NJ2925 : Cairn, Carn na Bruar by Richard Webb Cairn, Carn na Bruar by Richard Webb
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NC2733 : Track below Creag Ruadh (2) by Jim Barton Track below Creag Ruadh (2) by Jim Barton
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The view opening up further into the Lewisian gneiss country in Gleann Dubh... (more)
NJ4968 : East entrance to Rotherhole by Nigel Feilden East entrance to Rotherhole by Nigel Feilden
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This seacave consists of a small cavern with a narrow tunnel leading off the NW... (more)
NJ4868 : Entrance to Rotten's Cave by Nigel Feilden Entrance to Rotten's Cave by Nigel Feilden
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A 34m long cave in the N side of Port Hill (the harbour is on the S side). It is... (more)
NJ4968 : Looking through Malladraw's Hole by Nigel Feilden Looking through Malladraw's Hole by Nigel Feilden
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A small intertidal (dry at low tide) cave/arch SW of the Bow Fiddle. The naming... (more)
Tags: subject:CaveX   top:CoastalX   top:Estuary, MarineX   type:GeographX   Natural ArchX   Quartzite   top:Rocks, Scree, CliffsX   Sea CaveX   top:Sport, LeisureX  
NH0782 : Stob Cadha Gobhlach and Sàil Liath by Richard Webb Stob Cadha Gobhlach and Sil Liath by Richard Webb
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Tops of An Teallach above Toll an Lochain.
NH0056 : Loch Clair and Beinn Eighe by Richard Webb Loch Clair and Beinn Eighe by Richard Webb
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It's not just Liathach that looks good from the loch.
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