P000592

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P number: P000592
Old photograph number: D01488
Caption: The Five Sisters of Kintail. Skye & Lochalsh district. Lying within the Caledonian orogenic belt, the mountains are composed of Moine psammites and pelites, metamorphosed sedimentary rocks. Looking towards Invershiel from Ratagan Village.
Description: The Five Sisters of Kintail. Skye & Lochalsh district. Lying within the Caledonian orogenic belt, the mountains are composed of Moine psammites and pelites, metamorphosed sedimentary rocks. Looking towards Invershiel from Ratagan Village. Loch Duich in the foreground. Sgurr an t-Searraich on the opposite shore and the main ridge from left to right Sgurr na Moraich, Sgurr nan Saighead, Sgurr Fhuaran and Sgurr na Carnach.
Date taken: 01/01/1970
Photographer: Christie, A.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 192000
Y latitude/northing: 819800
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 199.50 KB; 1000 x 779 pixels; 85 x 66 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 206 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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