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P number: P001095
Old photograph number: D03665
Caption: Bass Rock from Tantallon Castle. East Lothian.
Description: The rock in the Tantallon Vent is mainly poorly-bedded, green, coarse-grained agglomeratic tuff containing numerous basalt bombs and blocks of bedded tuff. The castle sits on a cliff in green vent agglomerate of Tantallon Vent of the Green Group of the Carboniferous Garleton Hills Volcanic Rocks. Bass Rock is a phonolitic trachyte plug representing solidified magma in the vent of a Carboniferous volcano.
Date taken: 01/01/1985
Photographer: Bain, T.S.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 359600
Y latitude/northing: 684800
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 321.08 KB; 1000 x 784 pixels; 85 x 66 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 207 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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