SD6218 : Black Coppice Quarry

taken 11 years ago, near to White Coppice, Lancashire, Great Britain

Black Coppice Quarry
Black Coppice Quarry
The White Coppice Geology Trail set up by the Lancashire RIGS group. Geological information is taken from the trail booklet written by Steve Suggitt from Edge Hill University. Copies can be obtained from LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
Large blocks of Fletcher Bank Grit (coarse sandstone) are strewn across the floor of the disused quarry. The rocks here were laid down as river dunes in large, shallow river floodplains and deltas during the Namurian period.At the top of the quarry are finer grained sandstones in thinner beds.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 July, 2006
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 620 187 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.8036N 2:34.5928W
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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