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P000226

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P number: P000226
Old photograph number: D05101A
Caption: Leven Seat Sandstone Quarry operated by Hepworth Minerals and Chemicals Ltd., at Leven Seat near Fauldhouse. The working sandstone face is approximately 14 m. high and is underlain by the Bents Fireclay.
Description: Leven Seat Sandstone Quarry operated by Hepworth Minerals and Chemicals Ltd., at Leven Seat near Fauldhouse. The working sandstone face is approximately 14 m. high and is underlain by the Bents Fireclay. The quartz sandstone is typically fine- to medium-grained, massive and cream-coloured. Fossilized tree stems and roots are abundant locally. Fauldhouse lies in the middle distance, the Bathgate Hills (with snow patch) are to the right and the Ochil Hills, the Lomond Hills and the Southern Highlands are also visible.
Date taken: Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 GMT 1995
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: 294750
Y latitude/northing: 658700
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 301.97 KB; 1000 x 783 pixels; 85 x 66 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 207 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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