SO6209 : New Fancy Geomap

taken 8 years ago, near to Parkend, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

New Fancy Geomap
New Fancy Geomap
The Forest of Dean Geomap, a 900 square feet (84 m2) sculpture of the geology and mines of the Forest of Dean area, was unveiled at the New Fancy picnic site in May 2008. It was commissioned by the local history society, who received a grant from DEFRA’s Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund, and was constructed by sculptor David Yeates of Mitcheldean before being assembled on site. The rock strata depicted are built from samples of the rock they represent. Metal discs represent the locations of the main iron and coal mines and quarries, with black lines to represent coal seams and white lines for railway routes. It is flat and polished, but not shiny, and is intended to be walked on.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 October, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Educational sites  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6282 0952 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.9859N 2:32.4223W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6282 0951
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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