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P number: P000429
Old photograph number: C01541
Caption: The Devil's Bridge, Holborn Head. Caithness. A 'blow-hole' or 'gloup' is developed in the well-jointed Old Red Sandstone flagstones. Looking seawards.
Description: The Devil's Bridge, Holborn Head. Caithness. A 'blow-hole' or 'gloup' is developed in the well-jointed Old Red Sandstone flagstones. Looking seawards. Marine erosion and subsidence along joints in flagstone giving rise to 'blow-hole' or 'gloup'. During storms spray is explosively blown into the air through the blow-hole. The photograph shows the scattered fragments of rock recently expelled from the blow-hole on the sward in foreground.
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: 310500
Y latitude/northing: 971500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 235.08 KB; 723 x 1000 pixels; 61 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 191 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, marine/ Caves, blowholes, inlets  

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