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P number: P001671
Old photograph number: B00067
Caption: Meallan Ghobhar, south-east end of Loch Maree, Ross & Cromarty.
Description: Cambrian strata resting on Torridon Sandstone and overlain by thrust Lewisian gneiss, with infolds of Torridon Sandstone and Cambrian quartzite above Kinlochewe thrust plane. Panorama with B00068. Lower slopes consist of Torridonian sandstones (Applecross Formation). Prominent pale cliff with almost flat-lying bedding consists of quartzite of the Lower Cambrian Eriboll Sandstone Formation. The dark line near the top of the cliff marks the Kinlochewe Thrust plane, above which Lewisian gneiss has been overthrust from the east (back of picture).
Date taken: 01/01/1891
Photographer: Lunn, R.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 207000
Y latitude/northing: 858700
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Structural features/ Thrusting  


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