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P207889

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P number: P207889
Old photograph number: A07967
Caption: Stockwell prospecting site, 730 yd. E. 10 degrees N. from West Kiverton Colliery.
Description: Stockwell prospecting site, 730 yd. E. 10 degrees N. from West Kiverton Colliery. Opencast coal series. Prospecting for coal. Cementation flush drilling machine boring for coal on a prospective opencast site. The compressor on right is used to drive and rotate the bit at the end of hollow jointed rods. Water is supplied from the tank (behind the rig) by pump on left, down through the hollow rods. Rock chippings are washed to the surface outside the rods.
Date taken: 11/06/1945
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 449500
Y latitude/northing: 382500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 209.79 KB; 1000 x 703 pixels; 85 x 60 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 186 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Quarries, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Quarries, opencast  

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