Cairngorm plateau

Cairngorm plateau

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Caption: Cairngorm plateau covered in snow. This view is looking towards Northern Corries. The plateau is in the central area of the Cairngorm massif, a range of mountains which comprise the largest area of land above 900m in the UK. The plateau is at an elevation of around 1000m. During the glacial stages in the last two million years, ice covering the plateau remained fairly stationary, leaving the surface more or less unchanged. Ice moving off the plateau scoured the landscape, however. The edge of the plateau (top) falls away suddenly where glacial erosion formed a steeply sided corrie (cirque). Photographed in the Cairngorms National Park, Moray, Scotland, in November.

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