P000959

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P number: P000959
Old photograph number: D02812
Caption: Suilven, west face, a relict mountain of Torridonian sandstone rising from a basement of Lewisian gneiss. Sutherland.
Description: Suilven, west face, a relict mountain of Torridonian sandstone rising from a basement of Lewisian gneiss. Sutherland. Rocky ridge and boggy hollow terrain, typical of glaciated Lewisian gneiss basement. Some of the deeper hollows have lochans. Suilven, one of several isolated mountains in the area is typical of the 'inselberg' or 'island mountain' terrain.
Date taken: 01/09/1979
Photographer: Bain, T.S.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 210900
Y latitude/northing: 918900
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 330.24 KB; 1000 x 793 pixels; 85 x 67 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 210 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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