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P number: P203147
Old photograph number: A03199
Caption: Magdalen Pit, Headington. Looking E.
Description: Magdalen Pit, Headington. Looking E. Section of Upper Corallian in Magdalen Pit, Headington. The view shows the so-called Pendle overlying rubbly coal-rock. The method of quarrying is also shown in this photo. To the right of the man the upper two feet of sands (Lower Corallian) have been removed and the mass of rock will collapse by its own weight in the course of an hour or more. The rock is used for building and lime-burning.
Date taken: 01/09/1925
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 455500
Y latitude/northing: 206500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 326.82 KB; 1000 x 738 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 195 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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