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P000348

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P number: P000348
Old photograph number: B00929
Caption: Salisbury Craigs (Salisbury Crags), Arthur's Seat. Midlothian. Sill of teschenite overlying Upper Old Red Sandstone and marls, giving rise to escarpment and talus of debris.
Description: Salisbury Craigs (Salisbury Crags), Arthur's Seat. Midlothian. Sill of teschenite overlying Upper Old Red Sandstone and marls, giving rise to escarpment and talus of debris. The sill, a tabular minor intrusion of igneous rock injected between, and more or less parallel to, the bedding of the surrounding rocks. The nineteenth century saw much quarrying of the sill for paving the streets of London.
Date taken: Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 GMT 1913
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: 326500
Y latitude/northing: 672500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 154.36 KB; 1000 x 738 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 195 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Igneous features/ Sills, Geoscience subjects/ General views/ Igneous rock country  

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