NT7177 : Potholes on the shore, Catcraig

taken 38 years ago, near to Broxburn, East Lothian, Great Britain

Potholes on the shore, Catcraig
Potholes on the shore, Catcraig
The upper surface of the Carboniferous Middle Longcraig Limestone, exposed on the shore has a large number of basin-shaped hollows. These potholes date from the Carboniferous period, as they were in-filled by the overlying fireclay bed above.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 July, 1980   (more nearby)
Saturday, 12 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 715 773 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.2690N 2:27.5034W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 714 772
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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