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P001191


P number: P001191
Old photograph number: D04957
Caption: Arthur's Seat, Salisbury Craigs and Whinny Hill from Calton Hill. A general view over a former volcano that has undergone uplift, tilting and erosion.
Description: Arthur's Seat, Salisbury Craigs and Whinny Hill from Calton Hill. A general view over a former volcano that has undergone uplift, tilting and erosion. Arthur's Seat is composed of volcanic agglomerates and intrusions of a former volcano active around 400 million years ago. Salisbury Craigs is a teschenite sill, an intrusive igneous feature. Trap featuring of basalt lavas and tuffs - Whinny Hill. Loch and beach flat - Holyrood House.
Date taken: 01/03/1993
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: 327500
Y latitude/northing: 673500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 316.87KB; 1000 x 783 pixels; 85 x 66 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 207 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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