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P number: P000596
Old photograph number: D01492
Caption: Kame of Hoy, Orkney, seen from Bay of the Stair. Close detail of the succession.
Description: Kame of Hoy, Orkney, seen from Bay of the Stair. Close detail of the succession. From top to base are the black jointed Hoy Basalts, Hoy tuffaceous red-brown sandstone, thinly-bedded and forming most of the cliff are the Upper Stromness Flags and at the base the minor igneous intrusion, the bostonite sill.
Date taken: 01/01/1974
Photographer: Christie, A.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 320300
Y latitude/northing: 1004700
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 344.79 KB; 794 x 1001 pixels; 67 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 210 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Geological structures, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, marine/ Cliffs  

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