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P number: P001741
Old photograph number: B00411
Caption: Wemyss, Fifeshire. Ancient sea caves in cliff of sandstone at edge of raised beach.
Description: Wemyss, Fifeshire. Ancient sea caves in cliff of sandstone at edge of raised beach. Foreground marks edge of postglacial raised beach, which is now grassed over. Cliff is made of soft sandstone within the Middle Coal Measures. Sandstone is thickly bedded, with traces of cross-bedding visible in some beds. Joints are widely spaced, and have been exploited by wave action to erode the caves. Behind cliff is platform forming part of late-glacial raised beach.
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: 333500
Y latitude/northing: 695500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 160.58 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/ Landforms, marine/ Raised beaches  

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