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P number: P243001
Old photograph number: MNS04272
Caption: 130 m. E. of Rosewell Manse, Rosewell.
Description: Subsidence hole 5 m. diameter, 2 m. deep. Possible 'crown hole' over workings in Whitehill Great Seam; profile: soil 0.3m, 'Roslin Till' 0.5 to 0.8m, sand o.3+. Subsidence type earth tremors on 3rd August (mag:109, locn:NT293626, depth:0.5km) and 21st August (mag:2.5, locn:NT294626, depth:0.1km) may have played a part in causing and modifying the hole. It was reportedly discovered shortly after the first event and was foundto have been widened but shallowed after the second.
Date taken: 01/01/1986
Photographer: Unknown
Copyright statement: Unknown
X longitude/easting: 329470
Y latitude/northing: 663200
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 486.01 KB; 980 x 1000 pixels; 83 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 259 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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