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P number: P001784
Old photograph number: B00677
Caption: Traigh nam Feannag, 1 km. north of Inver Cottage, south-west coast of Jura, Argyllshire. Shingle of postglacial raised beach continuous with that of modern beach.
Description: Traigh nam Feannag, 1 km. north of Inver Cottage, south-west coast of Jura, Argyllshire. Shingle of postglacial raised beach continuous with that of modern beach. Bedrock in foreground is Jura Quartzite (Islay Subgroup, Argyll Group, Dalradian Supergroup). Permo-Carboniferous quartz dolerite dyke intrudes Jura Quartzite on promontory at far end of beach. In distance is island of Islay. Present-day storm beach extends all round bay. In middle distance shingle of postglacial raised beach, c. 14 m. above O.D., is only partly separated from back of present-day beach.
Date taken: 01/01/1913
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: 144300
Y latitude/northing: 672700
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 211.59 KB; 1000 x 758 pixels; 85 x 64 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 201 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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