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Notes:

With St Michael's Mount and the Lizard in the background, this is a view of the remnants of the submerged forest in Mounts Bay, exposed during a Spring tide in 1890. The old name for St Michael's Mount was 'The Grey Rock in the Wood.'

A Spring Tide In Mounts Bay Exposing The Ancient Forest

Record Number: PEZPH : 1989.521
Identification
Full name: Black And White Photograph
Brief description: With St Michael's Mount and the Lizard in the background, this is a view of the remnants of the submerged forest in Mounts Bay, exposed during a Spring tide in 1890. The old name for St Michael's Mount was 'The Grey Rock in the Wood.'
Production
Person: Gibson
Date: 1890
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