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P number: P000209
Old photograph number: D04840
Caption: Greendykes, West Lothian, looking east towards Broxburn Bing. Spent oil-shale of Broxburn Bing. Cottages and building on site of former oil-shale mine.
Description: Greendykes, West Lothian, looking east towards Broxburn Bing. Spent oil-shale of Broxburn Bing. Cottages and building on site of former oil-shale mine. The photograph shows the considerable size and extent of the bing, the oil-shale industry's accumulated waste from over 100 years. The site of the former mine has been reclaimed and landscaped for other uses as have other bings at Deans, Uphall Station and Oakbank.
Date taken: 01/10/1991
Photographer: McTaggart, F.I.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 308200
Y latitude/northing: 673900
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 306.64 KB; 1000 x 781 pixels; 85 x 66 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 207 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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