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P number: P201762
Old photograph number: A01811
Caption: Cliff about 300 yd. W. of Hanover Point, Compton Bay. Looking NW.
Description: Cliff about 300 yd. W. of Hanover Point, Compton Bay. Looking NW. Valley gravel and Wealden Beds, near Compton Grange Chine. Pleistocene brickearth and gravel overlying clay and sandstone of Wealden Marls. The sandstone, in lower part of main cliff, exhibits current-bedding of aeolian type. Variegated clay, underlying the sandstone on right. In background, part of Compton Grange (or Shippard's) Chine is seen above the white (sandstone) bluff. The cliff on left is partly in Wealden Shales capped by brickearth. Ref: 'A short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight', pp.11, 12, 182.
Date taken: 18/03/1921
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 437500
Y latitude/northing: 84500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 239.85 KB; 1000 x 731 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 193 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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