The Rock and Spindle, Kinkell

The Rock and Spindle

Date

3 November 2012
Location

Kinkell Ness, St Andrews

NO 53831 15591; 56.33041°N, 2.74823°W

Information

The Rock and Spindle is a sea stack formed from an eroded volcanic plug and is visible from the Fife Coastal Path roughly 2 km to the east of St Andrews. The spinning-wheel-like circular ‘Spindle’ is composed of xenolithic columnar basanite and the ‘Rock’ (stack) is basanitic breccia.

The Rock and Spindle (British Geological Survey)

The Rock and Spindle

The Rock and Spindle

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “The Rock and Spindle, Kinkell

Share your thoughts...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s