P001739

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P number: P001739
Old photograph number: B00406
Caption: Seafield Tower, 1.5 km. north of Kinghorn, Fifeshire. Cliff of cross-bedded sandstone resting on limestone, and undercut by the sea.
Description: Seafield Tower, 1.5 km. north of Kinghorn, Fifeshire. Cliff of cross-bedded sandstone resting on limestone, and undercut by the sea. Sandstone, cross-bedded in 0.3-0.5 m. units and underlying Blackhall Limestone lie within the Lower Limestone Formation (Strathclyde Group). Seafield Tower is a ruined tower house. About 1 km. north from here is the site of Seafield Colliery, sunk to exploit coal seams in the Coal Measures under the Firth of Forth.
Date taken: 01/01/1895
Photographer: Lunn, R.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 327900
Y latitude/northing: 688500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 196.18 KB; 1000 x 758 pixels; 85 x 64 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 201 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Sedimentary features/ False-bedding, cross, current and dune  

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