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P number: P202929
Old photograph number: A02981
Caption: Cuckmere Brickworks Pit, near Berwick Station. Looking NE.
Description: Cuckmere Brickworks Pit, near Berwick Station. Looking NE. Lower Greensand and Weald Clay. The head of the hammer marks the junction of these formations. The Lower Greensand is here a loamy glauconitic sand, with a thin bed of phosphatic nodules at the base; and the Weald Clay is represented by grey shale, much stained and disintegrated near its contact with the Lower Greensand. The phosphatic nodules contain casts of marine shells, in some cases, and bits of Wealden shale with casts of cyprids in others.
Date taken: 01/04/1925
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 552500
Y latitude/northing: 106500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 392.81 KB; 1001 x 730 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/ Structural features/ Unconformities and junction planes between beds of different age  

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