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P201747

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P number: P201747
Old photograph number: A01796
Caption: Cliff section, about 1/4 m. SE of Atherfield Point, Chale Bay. Looking NW.
Description: Cliff section, about 1/4 m. SE of Atherfield Point, Chale Bay. Looking NW. The Crackers Group of the Lower Greensand, near Atherfield. The descending sequence in the cliffs is: Lower Gryphaea Beds, 33 ft. Upper Lobster Bed, 40 ft. Crackers Rock, 20 ft., showing band of fossiliferous concretions above the caves. The name 'Crackers' refers to the series of detonations made by the waves striking the hollowed base of the cliff. Ref: 'A short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight', pp. 26-28.
Date taken: 05/03/1921
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 445500
Y latitude/northing: 78500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 246.02 KB; 1000 x 725 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Stratigraphical  

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