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P number: P000450
Old photograph number: C01767
Caption: Mamore Forest looking south from the summit of Ben Nevis. Inverness-shire. A dissected plateau. Mountains of interfolded Glencoe Quartzite and Leven Schists forming part of the West Grampian Complex an area of very complicated geology.
Description: Mamore Forest looking south from the summit of Ben Nevis. Inverness-shire. A dissected plateau. Mountains of interfolded Glencoe Quartzite and Leven Schists forming part of the West Grampian Complex an area of very complicated geology. An Garbhanach above the steeply decending burn on the left, Am Bodach right of centre and Sgurr a' Mhaim on the right. Mountains of Glen Coe and Glen Etive in distance, note the general similarity of height of the peaks, this illustrates the level of the former plateau, now heavily dissected. Forms part of a panorama with C01766 and C01768.
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: 121.73 KB; 1000 x 736 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 195 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, weathering/ Plateaux, Geoscience subjects/ General views/ Metamorphic rock country  

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