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P number: P000253
Old photograph number: B00492
Caption: North Berwick Law. East Lothian.
Description: A very prominent natural feature in the district, this conical volcanic plug is 187 metres high and stands about 140 metres above the surrounding countryside. This Carboniferous intrusion is related to the Garleton Hills Volcanic Rocks. The phonolitic trachyte plug is intruded into the country rock composed of basaltic tuff of the North Berwick Member, the basal pyroclastic formation of the Garleton Hills Volcanic Rocks. It has been dated at c. 323 Ma.
Date taken: 01/01/1892
Photographer: Lunn, R.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 355700
Y latitude/northing: 684300
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 131.71 KB; 1000 x 757 pixels; 85 x 64 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 200 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ General views/ Igneous rock country, Geoscience subjects/ Igneous features/ Volcanic vents, necks and plugs  


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