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P number: P202127
Old photograph number: A02178
Caption: Holder's Quarry Chalk-pit, Upper Halling. Looking E.
Description: Holder's Quarry Chalk-pit, Upper Halling. Looking E. Large quarry in chalk for Portland Cement Works. The greater part of the face is in Lower Chalk, some 10ft of the Varians Zone being exposed at the bottom. The block of houses projecting into the quarry stands on the junction of Lower and Middle Chalk, the line being traceable to right and left (see No. A2179). The distant hills on the right are on the far (extreme) side of the Medway.
Date taken: 01/06/1922
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 568500
Y latitude/northing: 163500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 288.92 KB; 1001 x 702 pixels; 85 x 59 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 186 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Cement and lime, limestone quarries and chalk pits  


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