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P number: P001826
Old photograph number: B00781
Caption: Gleann Meinich, 6 km. west-south-west of Strath Conon Inn, Ross & Cromarty. Glacial U-shaped valley with truncated spur.
Description: Gleann Meinich, 6 km. west-south-west of Strath Conon Inn, Ross & Cromarty. Glacial U-shaped valley with truncated spur. Bedrock is psammite and pelite of Moine Supergoup (?Glenfinnan Subgroup) with, in far distance, Lewisian gneisses which have been thrust and folded along with the Moine rocks during the Caledonian Orogeny. Glacial U-shaped valley with truncated spur in distance on right. Possible terminal moraine crosses valley in distance. Lateral moraine ascends hillside on left. Peaty alluvial flat in foreground.
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: 225500
Y latitude/northing: 853500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 220.45 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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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, glaciation/ Glaciated valleys  

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