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P number: P005821
Old photograph number: A12646
Caption: Portland Bill, Portland. Looking N.
Description: Portland Bill, Portland. Looking N. Marine erosion along gully joints in Portland Beds. The cliffs at Portland Bill are composed of Portland Limestone overlain by a few feet of Purbeck Cap Limestone. A system of open joints, running roughly north to south, is persistent throughout the Island of Portland; in the south part of the island these joints have widened into extensive fissures.
Date taken: 01/01/1977
Photographer: Pulsford, J.M.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from JIDI the JISC Image Digitization Initiative
X longitude/easting: 367500
Y latitude/northing: 68600
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 265.97 KB; 1001 x 784 pixels; 85 x 66 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 207 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, erosion, Geoscience subjects/ Rocks, sedimentary/ Limestone  


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