Pillow Lava / Carrick Du (S11)

Fine exposures of Pillow Lava , can be seen at Carrick Du - (Man's Head) to the East of Clodgy Point.
The Pillow Lava is volcanic basaltic rock which erupted and cooled under water (370mya).
Later (290mya) the volcanic basaltic rock near the granite intrusion was changed by heat /pressure into a hard dark rock , known locally as Greenstone
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Location - West of Porthmeor Beach - St Ives , in Gallery / Section 11
Ref:
1494
Date:
2015-05-20 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 5108.4099
Photographer:

Pillow Lava / Carrick Du (S11)

Fine exposures of Pillow Lava , can be seen at Carrick Du - (Man's Head) to the East of Clodgy Point.
The Pillow Lava is volcanic basaltic rock which erupted and cooled under water (370mya).
Later (290mya) the volcanic basaltic rock near the granite intrusion was changed by heat /pressure into a hard dark rock , known locally as Greenstone
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Location - West of Porthmeor Beach - St Ives , in Gallery / Section 11
Ref:
1494
Date:
2015-05-20 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 5108.4099
Photographer: