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Linthills and Lairdshide, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 48' 37'' North , 4° 42' 57'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.81034,-4.71604
GeoHash:G#: gcutkxvyu
Other regions containing this locality:Renfrewshire Heights, Scotland, UK
Strathclyde, Scotland, UK
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Lairdside


Lairdside Hill is a high hill on Mistylaw Muir, on the top of which is a ruin called Cock-ma-lain.

"Linthills" may refer to one of three farm houses which are to the southeast of Lairdside Hill: High Linthills, Mid Linthills, or Laigh Linthills.

These are near the town of Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire.


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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Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186557
Paleozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic 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]

Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2033667
Unnamed Extrusive Rocks, Dinantian

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic lava and mafic tuff

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

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3149773
Early Devonian volcanic

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic alkaline group

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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