P000661

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P number: P000661
Old photograph number: D01725
Caption: Isle of Rum. Inverness-shire. Glacial features at Harris. The area is also part of the Rum Central Complex, the root of a Palaeocene volcano.
Description: Isle of Rum. Inverness-shire. Glacial features at Harris. The area is also part of the Rum Central Complex, the root of a Palaeocene volcano. A late-glacial storm beach overlying a 'preglacial' raised marine rock platform and cliff. In the foreground are layered ultrabasic rocks of the Western Layered Intrusion which forms a 500 m. thick, gently-dipping (10-15 degrees) mass of peridotite. The background is of granophyre of the Western Granite.
Date taken: 01/01/1974
Photographer: Pulsford, J.M.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 134600
Y latitude/northing: 794900
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 301.77 KB; 982 x 1000 pixels; 83 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 260 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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