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P number: P002806
Old photograph number: D02101
Caption: Oblique aerial view of the east flank of An Teallach, Ross and Cromarty. The lower slopes of ice-scoured Torridonian sandstone contrast with the frost-shattered slopes on the ridge and the Glas Mheall Liath quartzite blockslopes.
Description: Oblique aerial view of the east flank of An Teallach, Ross and Cromarty. The lower slopes of ice-scoured Torridonian sandstone contrast with the frost-shattered slopes on the ridge and the Glas Mheall Liath quartzite blockslopes. White Cambrian quartzite overlying well-bedded Torridonian sandstone. Corrie Toll an Lochain below the main peak is a spectacular development of a rock-lipped corrie. A lateral moraine and drift limit shows the reach of the Loch Lomond Readvance glacier that occupied the corrie.
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: 206500
Y latitude/northing: 884000
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 363.67 KB; 997 x 1000 pixels; 84 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 264 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Landscapes, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, glaciation/ Corries, cirques or cwms  

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