Maol B, Argyll and Bute

Stream cuts through dike, below Maol B

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One of many small streams falling from the cliffs of this stretch of coast on the south of Mull, this one is interesting in that it cuts through a basalt dike (turned reddish by weathering). The dike, being of a harder rock than its surroundings, is less easily eroded, and stands out on the hillside to the left of the stream, but can also be seen in the foreground right of centre. In between the two outcrops, it is buried beneath the alluvial fan of the small stream.

Uploaded to Geograph by Andy Waddington on 8 March 2010

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