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Old photograph number: D02423
Caption: Oblique aerial view of Cul Mor. Torridonian-Lewisian unconformity. Cambrian quartzite forms the two higher conical summits of Cul Mor, it rests unconformably on the Torridonian. Ross & Cromarty. View eastwards.
Description: Oblique aerial view of Cul Mor. Torridonian-Lewisian unconformity. Cambrian quartzite forms the two higher conical summits of Cul Mor, it rests unconformably on the Torridonian. Ross & Cromarty. View eastwards. Cul Mor is a relict mountain of reddish-brown Torridonian sandstone resting unconformably on an irregular basement of Lewisian gneiss. The flat-lying rocks in the foreground are also Torridonian resting on the craggier Lewisian.
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: 217500
Y latitude/northing: 913500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 288.70 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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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Structural features/ Unconformities and junction planes between beds of different age  

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