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P number: P002297
Old photograph number: C02340
Caption: Looking north up Glen Roy from 0.8 km. or so above Cranachan farmhouse. The Parallel Roads of Glen Roy, Inverness-shire.
Description: Looking north up Glen Roy from 0.8 km. or so above Cranachan farmhouse. The Parallel Roads of Glen Roy, Inverness-shire. The three successive lake terraces ('roads') at levels of 260, 325 and 350 m. O.D. respectively. Glen Roy is one of the most famous geomorphological sites in Britain and is recognized throughout the world as a classic site for shorelines of an ice-dammed lake. They formed during a period of glacier readvance known as the Loch Lomond Stadial.
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: 229500
Y latitude/northing: 785500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 186.75 KB; 1000 x 756 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, glaciation/ Glacial lakes and rock basins  

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