Heritage Photo Archive & Heritage Image Register | Farnworth, Little Lever & Nob End | HRS 715 Irwell Gorge, coal seam
Taken 9-May-03
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HRS 715 Irwell Gorge, coal seam

A coal seam was exposed in the deep cliff side of the Irwell Gorge below Ashclough on the banks of the river Irwell near Ladyshore, Little Lever. The seam just visible in the centre of the image on the river side.
The term 'mine' means seam in the Lancashire coalfield. 2003
NIKON E885, f/3.1 @ 10.1 mm, 1/175, ISO 100, No Flash

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Keywords:Irwell Gorge, Ladyshore, Lever Bank, ashclough, bolton, carboniferous, coal, coal measures, geology, irwell, lancashire, little lever, rivers, sandstones

HRS 715 Irwell Gorge, coal seam