GLACIATION IMAGES 7 - GLEN NEVIS NEAR FORT WILLIAM

Here you will find the second set of images of the highland glaciated landscape of Glen Nevis. This page focuses on the floor of the glacial trough. Ben Nevis is 1343 metres above sea level.Click on the thumbnail images for larger image files that will appear in a new window.

Glacial debris
Valley floor is hummocky from glacial debris
Glacial halt stages
Evidence of glacial halt stages
Thistle
The thistle grows in thin soils
Forestry
Forestry dominates the lower slopes
Misfit stream
Misfit stream in glacial trough
Moraine
Glacial moraine on valley floor
Boulder clay soil profile
Trees roots in boulder clay
Boulder Clay
Slumping in boulder clay
Angular rock
Detail of boulder clay showing angular debris
Erratic
An erratic on the valley floor.
 
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