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P number: P002711
Old photograph number: D01185
Caption: Looking north-east from 3.2 km. west of Linneraineach, Stac Pollaidh (Stac Polly), Ross & Cromarty.
Description: One of the characteristic isolated 'inselberg' type mountains that are a distinctive part of the scenery in the North-west Highlands. The sandstone mountains often form long narrow ridges, this one is viewed broadside, compare it with D01187 which is the same mountain but viewed end on. Torridonian sandstone showing marked weathering along joints and bedding planes to form buttresses and pinnacles and large scree slopes now becoming vegetated.
Date taken: 01/01/1968
Photographer: Christie, A.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 209400
Y latitude/northing: 909300
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 204.49 KB; 1000 x 775 pixels; 85 x 66 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 205 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Images from the archives, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, weathering  

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