NZ8514 : Old jet workings, Deepgrove

taken 5 years ago, near to Lythe, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Old jet workings, Deepgrove
Old jet workings, Deepgrove
The 1894 1:2500 map shows these caves as old jet workings. Quarrying for alum shale also took place in the area and alum workers often came across jet, the fossilised remains of monkey puzzle trees, araucaria araucana, which sank into the sea bed millions of years ago in the Jurassic era and formed plank-like seams.
Thanks to Gordon Hatton for information.
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 85648 14162 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.9319N 0:40.7099W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 85876 13874
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Cliffs  Alum Quarrying Site 

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