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P number: P000619
Old photograph number: D01544
Caption: Castle of Yesnaby, western shore of Orkney c. 3 m. north-west of Stromness. A sea stack, seen from south shore of Garthna Geo.
Description: Castle of Yesnaby, western shore of Orkney c. 3 m. north-west of Stromness. A sea stack, seen from south shore of Garthna Geo. The stack and cliffs are formed of sandstone with large-scale cross-bedding, which belongs to the Yesnaby Sandstone Formation and is probably of Lower Old Red Sandstone age.
Date taken: 01/01/1972
Photographer: Pulsford, J.M.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 322300
Y latitude/northing: 1015600
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 422.92 KB; 983 x 1000 pixels; 83 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 260 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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