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P number: P006983
Old photograph number: A10995
Caption: Cwm Idwal, Nant Ffrancon.
Description: Cwm Idwal, Nant Ffrancon. Roche moutonnee. Steeply-dipping Ordovician sediments heavily sculpted by glacial ice flowing north-west (from left to right). Striations are visible in two directions; 1. from left to right, horizontal and 2. lower right to upper left, in line with the shaft of the hammer held by the geologist. Penyrole rises in the background.
Date taken: 01/07/1968
Photographer: Friend, C.A.F.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from JIDI the JISC Image Digitization Initiative
X longitude/easting: 264500
Y latitude/northing: 359500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 277.64 KB; 1000 x 790 pixels; 85 x 67 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 209 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Geological structures, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, glaciation/ Roche mountonne  


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