Carsphairn Archive

Geologist working on Moorbrock Hill 2

Item

Photo_1617.jpg

Title

Geologist working on Moorbrock Hill 2

Description

Field Technicians collecting rock chip/soil samples for geological examination and chemical analysis. The samples are collected using a hydraulically operated jack-hammer that drives a steel sampling bit through the peat and clay until bedrock is reached. Equipment is carried up the hill using a six wheel drive all terrain vehicle.

Identifier

Photo_1617

Contributor

From 2000 exhibition

Date

1990s

Citation

GC, “Geologist working on Moorbrock Hill 2,” Carsphairn Archive, accessed July 19, 2024, https://carsphairn.org/CarsphairnArchive/items/show/4069.