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P000073

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P number: P000073
Old photograph number: C02914
Caption: Ballochmyle Quarry, the eastern part of the quarry. Mauchline. Ayrshire.
Description: Ballochmyle Quarry, the eastern part of the quarry. Mauchline. Ayrshire. Permian red desert sandstones showing large-scale aeolian (wind-blown) dune-bedding. The curved bounding surfaces are clearly visible. A quarryman is visible in the lower right. Similar New Red Sandstone of Permian age red sandstones have been quarried in Dumfriesshire at Gatelawbridge, Lochabriggs and Corncockle.
Date taken: 01/01/1921
Photographer: Manson, W.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 250500
Y latitude/northing: 626500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 317.33 KB; 1000 x 732 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 194 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Images from the archives, Geoscience subjects/ Sedimentary features/ False-bedding, cross, current and dune  

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