Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Red Rocks near to Brae of Achnahaird

The red is staining from the overlying sandstones, while the shape of the inlet is the result of erosion on softer mudstones and limestones overlying ancient gneiss.

Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 May, 2008
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Ruby Tuesday 2


  1. Great 'craggy' image. I had to look up 'gneiss', love picking up new words.

  2. I am always thrilled to see what nature does in the way of reddening things!

    Mariachis with Red Accents

  3. Love rough rocks with beautiful colors like this!