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P000824

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P number: P000824
Old photograph number: D02382
Caption: Oblique aerial view of Suilven showing the inselberg form of the mountain and the Lewisian-Torridonian unconformity. Sutherland. View looking north-west.
Description: Oblique aerial view of Suilven showing the inselberg form of the mountain and the Lewisian-Torridonian unconformity. Sutherland. View looking north-west. Suilven, a relict mountain of reddish-brown Torridonian sandstone with basal conglomerate resting on an irregular basement of Lewisian gneiss. The Lewisian-Torridonian contact follows approximately the base of the screes and the line of the low cliffs at the right of the picture.
Date taken: 01/01/1975
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: 215500
Y latitude/northing: 918500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 267.21 KB; 998 x 1000 pixels; 84 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 264 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Landscapes, Geoscience subjects/ Named locality  

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