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P number: P202093
Old photograph number: A02144
Caption: Quarry, W. of high-road to Compton Abbas, about 1 m. S. of Cann. Looking N.
Description: Quarry, W. of high-road to Compton Abbas, about 1 m. S. of Cann. Looking N. Upper Greensand near Compton Abbas. The sequence here is: Soil, dark. Chert Beds; light sandstone with nodules of chert, one of which, showing films of white opal is indicated by the upper end of the hammer shaft, about. 3 feet. Rag and Freestone Beds; glauconitic sand with small phosphatic concretions in lower part (head of hammer rest on middle of this bed); about 3 feet.
Date taken: 01/04/1922
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 387500
Y latitude/northing: 120500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 298.56 KB; 1001 x 716 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 189 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, weathering/ Formation of soil and subsoil  

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