P002800

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P number: P002800
Old photograph number: D02095
Caption: Oblique aerial view of Beinn Lair and Beinn Airigh Charr in the distance. Ross and Cromarty.
Description: The valley is that of the Allt Gleann Tulacha that flows into Lochan Fada. Triple contact of Lewisian rocks from left to right are hornblende-schist, mica-schist and acid gneiss. (Note meandering stream of the Allt Gleann Tulacha and the alluvial terrace in foreground.) The region contains two major belts of supracrustal rocks which together constitute the Loch Maree Group, these rocks to the north-east of Loch Maree, lie in the eastern belt of the group, on the north-eastern limb of a major synform. The magnificent cliffs stretch for a distance of six miles in a north-westerly direction.
Date taken: 01/01/1976
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: 195600
Y latitude/northing: 874750
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 331.85 KB; 995 x 1000 pixels; 84 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 263 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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