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P number: P200810
Old photograph number: A00819
Caption: King Arthur's Castle, Tintagel, from the S.
Description: King Arthur's Castle, Tintagel, from the S. Coast scenery. Upper Devonian slates and lavas. The upper part of the cliffs of the mainland consists of phyllites which are lower in the Upper Devonian sequence than the rocks at sea level. They have reached their present position by having been thrust over the upper beds. In some of the rocks of the mainland the mineral 'ottrelite' occurs. It was in specimens collected hereabouts that the mineral was first identified by Mr Maynard Hutchings. Geol.Mag.1889.
Date taken: 07/06/1909
Photographer: Hall, T.C.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 204500
Y latitude/northing: 89500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 273.80 KB; 1000 x 729 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 193 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, marine/ Coastal scenery, general views, Geoscience subjects/ Structural features/ Thrusting  

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