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P number: P030026
Old photograph number: A11190
Caption: Broughton Quarry GFX Hartigan Ltd., Milton Keynes (village). Looking NW.
Description: Broughton Quarry GFX Hartigan Ltd., Milton Keynes (village). Looking NW. Gravel workings in Second Terrace deposits of River Ouzel. After moving overburden (1.5 metres) about 3 - 4.5 metres of fine, medium and coarse gravel, with sand lenses is extracted. The gravel is chiefly of flint with some chalk pebbles; elephants' teeth have been collected from the gravels. The topsoil is replaced after the removal of the gravel and the land restored to agricultural use.
Date taken: 01/01/1968
Photographer: Pulsford, J.M.
Copyright statement: NERC
X longitude/easting: 489500
Y latitude/northing: 240500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 243.69 KB; 1000 x 789 pixels; 85 x 67 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 209 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Quarries  


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