J3759 : Drumlin country

taken 14 years ago, 3 km from Killaney, Northern Ireland

Drumlin country
Drumlin country
The term "basket of eggs" is often used to describe drumlin topography. This photo shows the undulating and twisting Saintfield - Lisburn road running through typical Co Down drumlins. The signs by the roadside mark the boundary between two council districts.
Drumlin country



In simple (non-technical) words, drumlins are rounded hills, usually of stones and clays deposited by glaciers during the ice age. They form the “basket of eggs” landscape found in parts of Cos Down and Armagh.

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J3759   (more nearby search)
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Sunday, 7 May, 2006   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 7 May, 2006
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Drumlins   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 37 59 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:27.9218N 5:52.8080W
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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