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P number: P001792
Old photograph number: B00696
Caption: Brein Phort, north of Ruantallain, Loch Tarbert, west coast of Jura, Argyllshire. Shingle of postglacial raised beach in foreground and of late-glacial raised beach at top of cliff.
Description: Brein Phort, north of Ruantallain, Loch Tarbert, west coast of Jura, Argyllshire. Shingle of postglacial raised beach in foreground and of late-glacial raised beach at top of cliff. Lower platform is postglacial raised beach, averaging c. 14 m. above O.D. on Jura. Note driftwood which indicates that it is affected by present-day storms. Above prominent scarp of Jura Quartzite is late-glacial raised beach, at an altitude of c. 34 m. above O.D. Note extensive shingle covering this platform.
Date taken: 01/01/1913
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: 150700
Y latitude/northing: 683900
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 218.73 KB; 1000 x 761 pixels; 85 x 64 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 201 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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