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P number: P200098
Old photograph number: A00102
Caption: W side of Peninnis Head, St. Marys, Scilly. Looking SSW.
Description: W side of Peninnis Head, St. Marys, Scilly. Looking SSW. The weathering of granite. This shows the vertical fluting of the granite, and in addition the horizontal weathering so characteristic of the 'cairns' or 'tors' of the mainland. The peculiarly shaped rock to the left of the photograph is known as the 'Tooth Rock'. Figured in Memoirs of the Geological Survey - The geology of the Isles of Scilly (1906) Plate IV.
Date taken: 01/05/1905
Photographer: Hall, T.C.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 91500
Y latitude/northing: 9500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 243.77 KB; 1000 x 720 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 190 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, weathering, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, weathering/ Rock weathering, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, weathering/ Weathering along bedding. Joints, cleavage, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, marine/ Coast scenery, general views  

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