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P number: P202742
Old photograph number: A02794
Caption: Salter Hall Quarry, Kirkland, about 5 furlongs S. of Rowrah Station, Salter and Eskett. Looking WNW.
Description: Salter Hall Quarry, Kirkland, about 5 furlongs S. of Rowrah Station, Salter and Eskett. Looking WNW. Quarry in Fourth Limestone. Used for smelting: almost continuous with the left margin of A2793. The overburden is boulder clay. For limestone sequence see Geol. Mag., 1922, pp.81-3. Succession seen: 6. Junceum Beds. 5. Upper Alga ? Band. 4. Saccamina Beds. 3. Thin sandstone, partly filling hollows in the limestone. 2. Potholes Bed. 1. Spotted Beds (upper part); a mudstone near the top fills hollows in the limestone below (A2796-7).
Date taken: 01/08/1924
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 306030
Y latitude/northing: 517561
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 298.80 KB; 1000 x 723 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 191 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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