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Sunken limpet

In connection with John Moar's comment on picture #869, here's a shot taken in 1978 at the west shore, Stromness, of a limpet in a pit almost as deep as itself. Presumably generations of limpets had used the same site and gradually eroded the rock. The site was in a rather narrow vertical cleft in the rock - good for the limpet no doubt, but bad for photography.
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Picture added on 22 October 2011 at 18:38
Comments:
Nice photo, life on the rock.
Added by Rick on 22 October 2011
A bit o' a grind though.
Added by Sandy on 24 October 2011
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