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P number: P203144
Old photograph number: A03196
Caption: Shotover Hill Brickyard, Headington. Looking S.
Description: Shotover Hill Brickyard, Headington. Looking S. Concretionary masses, known as 'Giant's Marbles' in the sands of the Pectinatus Zone of the Kimmeridge Clay. The nodules are highly fossiliferous and from one of them the type of Pectinatites pectinatus (Phill.) was obtained by Phillips. The sands were at one time regarded as equivalent to the Lower Portland of Dorset.
Date taken: 01/09/1925
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 455500
Y latitude/northing: 207500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 257.88 KB; 1000 x 726 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Stratigraphical, Geoscience subjects/ Sedimentary features/ Concretions and nodules, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Bricks, clay and marl quarries  


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