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P207895

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Dimensions:
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P number: P207895
Old photograph number: A07973
Caption: Tavern Houses opencast site, about 1/4 m. S. of 'Bulls Head', Denby Common. Looking E.
Description: Tavern Houses opencast site, about 1/4 m. S. of 'Bulls Head', Denby Common. Looking E. Opencast coal series. Topsoil stripping. Topsoil to a depth of 18 in. has been removed by tractor-scraper unit exposing the clay subsoil which overlies the coal seam. This stripping of topsoil and transference to a dump completes the first operation in opencast coal working.
Date taken: 05/06/1945
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 441500
Y latitude/northing: 347500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 216.65 KB; 1000 x 717 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 190 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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