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P531108

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P number: P531108
Caption: Corsehill quarry.
Description: This is a large building stone quarry in Triassic sandstone. It is approximately 100m by 80m in area and up to 30m deep. There is less than 1m overburden. The bed depth averages 0.5m on recently extracted blocks. There are some black organic partings to 1cm, and green reduction bands. The grain size is variable from shale to coarse sandstone.
Date taken: 01/01/1994
Photographer: Norton, G.
Copyright statement: NERC
X longitude/easting: 320600
Y latitude/northing: 570200
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 265.82 KB; 1000 x 649 pixels; 85 x 55 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 172 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Stone and the built heritage (Building Britain)  

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