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P000007

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P number: P000007
Old photograph number: C00240
Caption: Clynelish Quarry, 1.3 km. west-north-west of Brora. Sutherland. Boulder clay, a glacial deposit resting on sands and fine-grained siliceous white sandstone (Clynestone).
Description: Clynelish Quarry, 1.3 km. west-north-west of Brora. Sutherland. Boulder clay, a glacial deposit resting on sands and fine-grained siliceous white sandstone (Clynestone). A manual winch-operated crane is on the left, a larger powered crane right of centre. The buildings on the extreme right could be the dressing sheds. The sandstones are of the Clynekirkton Sandstone Formation of Corallian (Upper Jurassic) age.
Date taken: 01/01/1899
Photographer: Lunn, R.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 288000
Y latitude/northing: 904000
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 291.05 KB; 1000 x 754 pixels; 85 x 64 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 199 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Images from the archives, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, glaciation/ Glacial deposits, boulder clay, sand, gravel  

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