2016

NZ4347 : Poem, illustrations and information plaques at Nose's Point

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Cold Hesledon, County Durham, England

Poem, illustrations and information plaques at Nose's Point
Poem, illustrations and information plaques at Nose's Point
Accompanying the information plaques and illustrations is a poem in the form of a "mesostic" made from a name, by Alec Finlay and Thomas A Clark.
Taken together, the poem reads:

"staNd upOn magneSian limEstone viSualize
Prehistoric Oceans In aNcient Times (Nose's Point)

smaLl deposIts forMed thEse Stones inTo mOuntains aNd bouldErs (Limestone)

Soft grAined saNd anD Shiny quarTz becOme oNe Element (Sandstone)

Split sHards And fLinty layErs (Shale)

Carbon glOws Ashes bLow (Coal)

Coal meAsures R B O millstonNe grIt F E R O carboniferoUs limeStone" (Carboniferous Limestone)

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Geographical Context: Educational sites Primary Subject: Plaque other tags: Plaques Information Panels Poem Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Magnesian Limestone [7] · Stones [4] ·
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NZ4347, 79 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Oliver Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 February, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4369 4787 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:49.4265N 1:19.2915W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 43721 47869
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