NS3681 : Circular pit

taken 11 years ago, near to Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Circular pit
Circular pit
This circular pit is on Tullichewan Muir, and is in the shade of the woods which cover Darleith Muir. The pit is about 7 metres across, and contains a pool, which was frozen over on this occasion. See NS3681 : Pool on Tullichewan Muir for another picture, taken on a later occasion.

The pit perhaps originated as a bomb crater, but I do not wish to be dogmatic about its origins. A larger pit, about 30 metres across, is visible further to the south: NS3680 : The lip of a large pit. In the woods, about 200 metres WSW of the pit shown in the present photograph, there is a similar pool, which is probably of the same origin.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 November, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 December, 2010
Season (from Tags)
Winter 
Weather (from Tags)
Snow 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pit 
Category
Crater   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3632 8157 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.9438N 4:37.5727W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3633 8155
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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