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P000827

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P number: P000827
Old photograph number: D02387
Caption: Oblique aerial view of Suilven and Canisp, inselbergs or island mountains sitting on undulating Lewisian gneiss showing a succession of ridges and low hills of bare rock with innumerable small lochs. Sutherland. View eastwards.
Description: Oblique aerial view of Suilven and Canisp, inselbergs or island mountains sitting on undulating Lewisian gneiss showing a succession of ridges and low hills of bare rock with innumerable small lochs. Sutherland. View eastwards. Suilven is a relict mountain of reddish-brown Torridonian sandstone with basal conglomerate resting unconformably on an irregular basement of Lewisian gneiss. Canisp is capped by Basal Cambrian Quartzite and intruded by porphyry sills.
Date taken: Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 GMT 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: Landscape
Size: 377.66 KB; 1000 x 982 pixels; 85 x 83 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 260 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Landscapes, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, mountains and hills  

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