Myot Hill, Denny Muir

Maker
Thomas McInnes
Production date
1978
Description
View of Myot Hill with exposed rock and little vegetation at the summit and some scree on the slopes. The hill is an outcrop of olivine basalt.
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Production date
1978
Subject notes
Myot Hill is part of a quartz and olivine dolerite sill which runs from east to west. An associated sill forms Abbey Craig near Stirling. Thin soils occur on this hard rock and whin is the most prominent vegetation.

Sills are intrusions of magma into the horizontal bedding plane of sedimentary rocks. This sill was intruded just below the Hurlet limestone. This example dates from the Carboniferous age.
Accession number
P04829

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