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P number: P000430
Old photograph number: C01542
Caption: The Devil's Bridge, Holborn Head. Caithness. A 'blow-hole' or 'gloup' is developed in the well-jointed Old Red Sandstone flagstones. A close-up of the bridge of land over the cave. 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. A close-up of the bridge of land over the cave. Looking seawards. Marine erosion and subsidence along joints in flagstone giving rise to 'blow-hole' or 'gloup'. A man stands on the cliff edge for scale.
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: Landscape
Size: 242.42 KB; 1000 x 728 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 193 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Images from the archives, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, marine/ Caves, blowholes, inlets  

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