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P number: P041692
Old photograph number: L02159
Caption: Plashetts Quarry, Kielder, Northumberland. Looking NE.
Description: Plashetts Quarry, Kielder, Northumberland. Looking NE. General view of the benches in Plashetts Quarry working the Highfield or Highgreen Whin Dyke (quartz-dolerite) which was intruded (294? 6my) en-echelon into the Carboniferous country rocks of the Upper Border Croup (Asbian). The whin is extracted for 'rip-rap' used to protect the face of the Kielder Dam from wave action.
Date taken: 01/09/1978
Photographer: Thornton, K.E.
Copyright statement: NERC
X longitude/easting: 367000
Y latitude/northing: 588600
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 276.93 KB; 1000 x 808 pixels; 85 x 68 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 214 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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