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P number: P002917
Old photograph number: D05295
Caption: Oblique aerial view of Ben Avon - summit plateau, Aberdeenshire.
Description: The tor in the middle distance marks the 1171 m. summit of Ben Avon, beyond which is the rocky headwall of Garbh Choire. The photograph particularly illustrates the vast extent of the granite-based plateau and the well-developed tors of Ben Avon and those which form the Barns of Bynack on the extreme right. Cairngorm plateau and tors. A view aligned west from just east of Allt an Eas Mor which encompasses three of the major Cairngorm summits, Ben Macdui, Braeriach and Cairngorm on the skyline.
Photographer: Unknown
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 313000
Y latitude/northing: 800000
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 394.70 KB; 986 x 1001 pixels; 83 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 261 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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