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P number: P000266
Old photograph number: B00625
Caption: Aonach Eagach, the northern flank of Glen Coe. Argyllshire.
Description: Lower Old Red Sandstone lavas of the Glencoe Cauldron Subsidence form the conspicuous cliff running obliquely up the slope from right to left to where they meet the Boundary Fault at the low-point of the ridge on the left. Andesite and some rhyolite lavas resting unconformably on phyllites which underlie the scree and drift-covered ground at the foot of the crags. The lighter-coloured rocks to the left of the Boundary Fault consist of quartzite invaded by porphyritic granite of the Fault Intrusion.
Date taken: 01/01/1896
Photographer: Lunn, R.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 215500
Y latitude/northing: 758500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 227.84 KB; 1000 x 762 pixels; 85 x 65 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 202 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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