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P number: P000447
Old photograph number: C01764
Caption: Mamore Forest looking east-south-east from the shoulder of Ben Nevis. Inverness-shire.
Description: The former plateau, an area of comparatively flat ground has been deeply dissected mainly by the series of glaciations during the Quaternary era but also by fluvial (river) action between the glaciations and after. Forms part of a panorama with C01765. A dissected plateau. Mountains of interfolded Glencoe Quartzite and Leven Schists. The mountain right of centre is Sgurr a' Mhaim, behind and to the left is Am Bodach.
Date taken: 01/01/1910
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: 216500
Y latitude/northing: 771500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 221.43 KB; 1000 x 742 pixels; 85 x 63 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 196 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Images from the archives, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, weathering/ Plateaux, Geoscience subjects/ General views/ Metamorphic rock country  

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