NS9869 : Petershill Quarry

taken 13 years ago, near to Bathgate, West Lothian, Great Britain

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Petershill Quarry
Petershill Quarry
A wildlife reserve, but some of the protected wildlife is already extinct. The former quarry was for the extraction of limestone, a surprise as the Bathgate hills are mostly made of volcanic rocks. The limestone between the volcanics is rich in fossils. Looking north.
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Monday, 16 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 16 January, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 984 695 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.4705N 3:37.6073W
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