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P number: P202591
Old photograph number: A02643
Caption: Close Brow Quarry, Rishton. Looking W.
Description: Close Brow Quarry, Rishton. Looking W. Millstone Grit, Lancashire. The outer quarry is in Haslingden Flags, the inner quarry shown behind is in the Flags and the mudstone and shale beneath. The ridge of rock between the quarries is the inferior flags with mudstone partings. The high dip of the Rishton monocline is shown. The lines crossing the bedding-planes and trending downwards to the left are main joints.
Date taken: 01/09/1923
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 370500
Y latitude/northing: 430500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 280.38 KB; 1000 x 729 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 193 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Building stones, sandstone, Geoscience subjects/ Sedimentary features/ Bedding-planes  


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