P000399

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P number: P000399
Old photograph number: C01460
Caption: Maviston sand-hills. Morayshire. Pine forest for a time overwhelmed by advancing sand and its remains now laid bare by the further advance of the sand.
Description: Maviston sand-hills. Morayshire. Pine forest for a time overwhelmed by advancing sand and its remains now laid bare by the further advance of the sand. As the dune advances further into the plantations the dead trunks are all that remain. A contemporary account by Mr. George Bain a local observer noted that the Maviston sand-hills travelled eastwards for nearly a mile in a generation.
Date taken: 01/01/1910
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: 293500
Y latitude/northing: 859500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 126.69 KB; 1000 x 722 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 191 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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