The Daless Viewpoint in the Middle Findhorn Valley

Auton, Clive. 2017 The Daless Viewpoint in the Middle Findhorn Valley. In: Merritt, J.; Auton, C.; Phillips, E., (eds.) The Quaternary aorund Nairn and the Inverness Firth. Field Guide. London, UK, Quaternary Research Association, 188-198.

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The Findhorn valley, downstream of the Streens Gorge (Fig. 107), contains a particularly good assemblage of glacial features and deposits formed during, and following, the melting the last ice -sheet. This remote area is located 30 km south of Nairn, upstream of Drynachan Lodge [NH 865 397]. It is notable for a series of glaciofluvial and fluvial terraces that occupy the lower part of the north -west -facin g slope of Carn Torr Mheadhoin (543 m OD), together with extensive glacial and glaciofluvial deposits found within the valley between Daless and Creag a’ Chròcain (McEwen and Werritty, 1993 ).

Item Type: Publication - Book Section
ISBN: 0907780288
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 06 Dec 2017 12:39 +0 (UTC)

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