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TITLE
The Red Craig, Rosemarkie
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0880
PLACENAME
Rosemarkie
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Rosemarkie
PERIOD
1890s; 1900s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32798
KEYWORDS
postcards
sandstone
glaciers
geology
Red Craig
Rosemarkie Beach
The Red Craig, Rosemarkie

This postcard shows the Red Craig at Rosemarkie in Ross-shire. The village of Rosemarkie sits beneath the Red Craig, a land mass consisting of deposits left from glacial activity. Red sandstone is common within the Rosemarkie and Cromarty area. Red rocks have been found on nearby Rosemarkie beach and many of the village houses were built from the sandstone long ago

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The Red Craig, Rosemarkie

ROSS: Rosemarkie

1890s; 1900s

postcards; sandstone; glaciers; geology; Red Craig; Rosemarkie Beach

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows the Red Craig at Rosemarkie in Ross-shire. The village of Rosemarkie sits beneath the Red Craig, a land mass consisting of deposits left from glacial activity. Red sandstone is common within the Rosemarkie and Cromarty area. Red rocks have been found on nearby Rosemarkie beach and many of the village houses were built from the sandstone long ago