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P number: P001798
Old photograph number: B00715
Caption: Shian Bay, 5 km. north of Loch Tarbert, west coast of Jura, Argyllshire. Looking north. General view of postglacial (8-14 m.) and late-glacial (23-36 m.) raised beaches.
Description: Shian Bay, 5 km. north of Loch Tarbert, west coast of Jura, Argyllshire. Looking north. General view of postglacial (8-14 m.) and late-glacial (23-36 m.) raised beaches. Outcrops of Jura Quartzite (Islay Subgroup, Argyll Group, Dalradian Supergroup) in foreground, on left, and in right distance. Regional dip is to south-east at 20-30 degrees. Low, Partly vegetated area in centre is postglacial raised beach, at 7-14 m. above O.D. In far to middle distance a grassy slope separates the postglacial raised beach from the late-glacial raised beach at c. 35 m. above O.D. Late-glacial raised beach also forms platforms in the centre distance.
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: 153500
Y latitude/northing: 687500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 239.99 KB; 1000 x 755 pixels; 85 x 64 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 200 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, marine/ Raised beaches  

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