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Killellan hill, Killellan, Campbeltown, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 22' 42'' North , 5° 36' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.37854,-5.60200
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Argyllshire


Locality near the summit of Killellan Hill


Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

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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Paleozoic - Precambrian
252.17 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3187659
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Eoarchean to Permian (252.17 - 4000 Ma)

Comments: Dalradian

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3132624
Early Devonian sandstone

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone

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]

Middle Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
501 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2035937
Southern Highland Group

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (501 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Southern Highland Group

Lithology: Psammite and pelite

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

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



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