NT7077 : Paleomagnetism studies

taken 8 years ago, near to Broxburn, East Lothian, Great Britain

Paleomagnetism studies
Paleomagnetism studies
Holes in dolerite made by cores being drilled. As the rock cooled and solidified iron became fixed in an orientation with the Earth's magnetic field. This can be read to find out where this part of Scotland lay relative to the poles at the time the rock solidified.
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NT7077, 51 images   (more nearby )
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Monday, 1 February, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 1 February, 2010
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Geological feature   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 707 779 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.6276N 2:28.2002W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 707 779
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