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P number: P211740
Old photograph number: A12203
Caption: Clay Colliery Opencast Site, Telford. Looking NE.
Description: Clay Colliery Opencast Site, Telford. Looking NE. Old coal mine workings. Exposure in coal and fireclay opencast site shows Best Coal and Randle Coal overlying the mined horizon of the Clod Coal. Now backfilled with gob (a loose fill of waste coal, shale and clay). Method of mining this system was by longwalling, effecting total extraction. Note pit props used in mining.
Date taken: 01/01/1974
Photographer: Evans, H.J.
Copyright statement: NERC
X longitude/easting: 366270
Y latitude/northing: 306550
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 378.67 KB; 1001 x 803 pixels; 85 x 68 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 212 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Coal  


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