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P number: P208912
Old photograph number: A08990
Caption: Blinkers Hill, Swaffham Prior Fen. Looking NE.
Description: Blinkers Hill, Swaffham Prior Fen. Looking NE. A 36-ft trunk of bog oak peat. Trees which fell and were buried in the peat with the onset of fen conditions are awkward objects now commonly encountered in ploughing wherever the black fen soil is reduced to within 2 or 3 of underlying clays (in the present instance Gault) on which the forest trees grew.
Date taken: 01/09/1954
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 555500
Y latitude/northing: 267500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 188.38 KB; 1000 x 724 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Peat  

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