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P201703

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P number: P201703
Old photograph number: A01752
Caption: Red Cliff, from foreshore, Sandown Bay. Looking NW.
Description: Red Cliff, from foreshore, Sandown Bay. Looking NW. Lower Greensand at Red Cliff. Slipped Atherfield Clay overlapping beach on the left. The cliff in view is mostly in the Ferruginous Sands, of which the full thickness (367? ft.) is seen. The light-tinted bed appearing nearly half-way up the cliff on extreme right is the lowest member of the Sandrock Series. The principal 'Coprolite bed' with rolled phosphatic casts of Oolite fossils, 47? ft. below the Sandrock, rises from the beach about midway between the right-hand limit of the view and the big heap of fallen rock. Ref: 'A short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight', pp.34, 35.
Date taken: 01/03/1921
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 459500
Y latitude/northing: 83500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 211.56 KB; 1000 x 728 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 193 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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