P000828

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P number: P000828
Old photograph number: D02389
Caption: Oblique aerial view of Suilven with Canisp behind. Sutherland. Both are inselbergs or island mountains sitting on undulating Lewisian gneiss showing a succession of ridges and low hills of bare rock with innumerable small lochs. View north-eastwards.
Description: Oblique aerial view of Suilven with Canisp behind. Sutherland. Both are inselbergs or island mountains sitting on undulating Lewisian gneiss showing a succession of ridges and low hills of bare rock with innumerable small lochs. View north-eastwards. Inselberg (island mountains). Suilven and Canisp. Suilven is a relict mountain of reddish-brown Torridonian sandstone with basal conglomerate resting unconformably on an irregular basement of Lewisian gneiss. Canisp is mostly Torridonian sandstone capped unconformably by Basal Cambrian Quartzite and intruded by porphyry sills.
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: Landscape
Size: 345.00 KB; 1000 x 997 pixels; 85 x 84 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 264 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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