P000731

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P number: P000731
Old photograph number: D02117
Caption: Oblique aerial view of Glen Coe. Inverness-shire. View down Glen Coe with Stob Dearg on the left. Igneous contact due to faulting between the Cruachan Granite and the Lower Old Red Sandstone volcanic rocks in the Glen Coe cauldron subsidence.
Description: Oblique aerial view of Glen Coe. Inverness-shire. View down Glen Coe with Stob Dearg on the left. Igneous contact due to faulting between the Cruachan Granite and the Lower Old Red Sandstone volcanic rocks in the Glen Coe cauldron subsidence. Looking west along Glen Coe from above the mountain rescue post, immediate foreground is granite which is in faulted contact with lava pile of the Glen Coe cauldron subsidence forming remainder of crags. Line of fault approximately between river and road. The Glen Coe cauldron subsidence floundered into the magma chamber of the Cruachan Granite.
Date taken: 01/01/1976
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: 225900
Y latitude/northing: 754700
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 692.84 KB; 999 x 1000 pixels; 85 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 264 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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