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P number: P000626
Old photograph number: D01552
Caption: Western shore of Orkney c. 3 m. north-west of Stromness. Qui Ayre. Unconformity of Lower Stromness Flagstones on Yesnaby Sandstone Formation.
Description: Western shore of Orkney c. 3 m. north-west of Stromness. Qui Ayre. Unconformity of Lower Stromness Flagstones on Yesnaby Sandstone Formation. Cyclically deposited mudstones through sandstones of lacustrine Lower Stromness Flags rest with thin pebbly basal conglomerate on massive cross-bedded sandstone. The difference in angle of dip is clearly shown.
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: 1016100
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 310.03 KB; 993 x 1000 pixels; 84 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 263 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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