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P number: P200492
Old photograph number: A00498
Caption: Between Buttern and Leskernick Hills, Altarnun. Looking SW.
Description: Between Buttern and Leskernick Hills, Altarnun. Looking SW. View of an old streamers working in a thick mass of 'unassorted' wash or head lying on a watershed in a col. It is 40 feet thick in one place, the quartzite is so decomposed, owing to the age of the deposit, that it altered to soft clay, in which the original quartz grains of the quartzite are alone visible and even those are often broken up. In such an exposed position it must have been washed away during the Plurial epoch had it not been either frozen in snow or covered and so protected.
Date taken: 01/01/1907
Photographer: Hall, T.C.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 218500
Y latitude/northing: 81500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 214.92 KB; 1000 x 726 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Metalliferous mining, tin  


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