Megiliggar Rocks Panorama
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Megiliggar Rocks Panorama

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Megiliggar Rocks lie between Porthleven and Rinsey Cove in Cornwall. The light stripes in the cliff are granite sills, intruded at the roof of the Tregonning Granite into the Mylor Slates. At this location, it is possible to see xenoliths of dark country rock in the light-coloured granite, to see stoping in the roof of the magma chamber and to observe pegmatite veins with feldspar crystals up to 20cm long next to aplite veins with a crystal size of 2mm. This photograph was taken on a beautiful October day in 2012 at midday on an exceptionally low tide. This site is only safe to visit for an hour or so on either side of low tide, as there is a risk of getting cut off by the incoming tide, but it is well worth a visit if you want to understand how granite is intruded into country rock.

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A: Trequean Zawn Panorama

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Trequean Zawn is a nearly inaccessible bay on the south Cornish coast between Rinsey Cove and Megilig...

Trequean Zawn Panorama

B: Breage Church, Cornwall

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The 15th century church of St Breaca at Breage (pronounced Breeg) in Cornwall contains some early and...

Breage Church, Cornwall

C: Final 6000 Final

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Final 6000 Final

D: Porthleven Pier

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Taken in Cornwall on a pier in Porthleven.  Again, another incredibly windy day, really knocking the ...

Porthleven Pier

E: Praa Sands Beach - 360 Panoramas

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A quiet sunny day on Praa Sands Beach in Cornwall

Praa Sands Beach - 360 Panoramas

F: 360 Panoramas - St. Michael's Mount Casusway

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Last chance to cross... This Panorama was taken on a fast incoming spring tide. 20 minutes later the ...

360 Panoramas - St. Michael's Mount Casusway

G: St Michaels Mount

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St Michaels Mount

H: St Michaels Mount From Marazion

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View towards St Michaels Mount from Marazion near to Penzance in Cornwall.

St Michaels Mount From Marazion

I: Mouseholl Harbour

摄影师Peter Stephens, 距离此全景13.8

Mouseholl Harbour

J: Rogers Tower, Castle-an-dinas, Penwith

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Rogers' Tower, on the hills overlooking Mounts Bay and most of Penwith.Built in the late 19th century...

Rogers Tower, Castle-an-dinas, Penwith

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