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P001289

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P number: P001289
Old photograph number: D05500
Caption: Oblique aerial view of Bangley Quarry, looking from the north-north-west. East Lothian. Active roadstone quarry in a thick, fairly flat-lying trachytic (quartz-banakite) lava of the Lower Carboniferous Garleton Hills Volcanic Rocks age.
Description: Oblique aerial view of Bangley Quarry, looking from the north-north-west. East Lothian. Active roadstone quarry in a thick, fairly flat-lying trachytic (quartz-banakite) lava of the Lower Carboniferous Garleton Hills Volcanic Rocks age. The lower arable ground, top and bottom, is covered by glacial till and other superficial deposits. Features of the quarrying include: thin or no glacial overburden, stepped workings to keep safe face height, processing plant to crush and grade rock, stockpiles of graded rock, overburden forming bank to screen working from road.
Date taken: 01/05/1996
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: 348500
Y latitude/northing: 675200
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 365.91 KB; 986 x 1000 pixels; 83 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 261 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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