NZ1324 : Dolerite Quarry, Cockfield

taken 12 years ago, near to Cockfield, County Durham, Great Britain

Dolerite Quarry, Cockfield
Dolerite Quarry, Cockfield
Dolerite is one of the many stone and minerals that have been extracted from Cockfield Fell over the centuries. It is a green form of whinstone, a volcanic rock forced up through a fault in the earth's crust and is extremely hard and used for road surfacing. The fault is known to be 72 miles long and has been extracted wherever it nears the surface. See NZ5612 : Langbaurgh Ridge.
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NZ1324, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 October, 2005
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 130 247 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.0372N 1:48.0125W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 131 247
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