P005127

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P number: P005127
Old photograph number: D04029
Caption: Harter Fell, 350 m. NW of summit.
Description: Harter Fell, 350 m. NW of summit. Nodular ignimbrite: Little Stand Tuff Birker Fell Formation (Borrowdale Volcanic Group). A very distinctive rhyolitic welded ignimbrite containing abundant siliceous nodules (lithophysae) extends from Yoadcastle [SD 1595] to Cold Pike [NY2603], a distance of about 13 km. It forms an important marker horizon that aids stratigraphic correlation within the thick andesite pile. The roughly spherical nodules have an outer zone of welded tuff and a central, irregular, quartz-filled cavity.
Date taken: 01/09/1988
Photographer: McTaggart, F.I.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from JIDI the JISC Image Digitization Initiative
X longitude/easting: 321500
Y latitude/northing: 499840
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 342.33 KB; 664 x 1000 pixels; 56 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 176 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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