The Great Eucrite panorama

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The tiny hamlet of Achnaha nestles inside the protective wall of The Great Eucrite on the Ardnamurchan peninsula in Scotland. The Great Eucrite is a circle of mountains created by volcanic magma forcing its way up funnel-shaped cracks in the rock. Over millennia, the other rocks have worn away, leaving the harder volcanic gabbro behind.

It makes Achnaha feel a safe, special place - and it's clearly somewhere where sheep may safely graze! However, the dazzling white sands and blue waters of Sanna Bay, a few minutes up the road, probably grab most of the attention from visitors.

Sanna Bay

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