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Kilchrist, Broadford, Isle of Skye, North West Highlands, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 57° 12' 33'' North , 5° 56' 46'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 57.20928,-5.94619
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Cill Chriosd, Inverness-shire


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39 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Tertiary
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 3191997
Cenozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 2030265
Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Palaeogene

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic-rock

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3159947
Jurassic claystone

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{claystone}, Minor{limestone,siltstone,limestone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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