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P number: P002919
Old photograph number: D05299
Caption: Oblique aerial view of Loch Avon from the east, Aberdeenshire.
Description: Loch Avon at the heart of the Cairngorms occupies the floor of a typical parabolic glaciated valley cut into the granite plateau. The surface of the loch at 730 m. O.D. is around 400 m. below the level of the plateau. Loch Etchachan, situated some 200 m. above and to the south of Loch Avon is a fine example of a flooded high-level corrie. Flooded glacial trough and high-level corrie lochan. View south-westwards of upper Glen Avon towards the mesa summit of Cairn Toul with the rocky faces of Braeriach to the right and the rounded summit of Ben Macdui to the left.
Photographer: Unknown
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 302000
Y latitude/northing: 803000
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 396.04 KB; 1001 x 972 pixels; 85 x 82 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 257 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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