SK2855 : Former Reef System

taken 6 years ago, near to Bolehill, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Former Reef System
Former Reef System
This quarry exposed a 330ma reef system. To the right is a paleocave. The mound in the limestone is a mix of crinoidal limestones and other reef builders like brachipods. This was at a time that this area was shallow tropical marine, further to the west came deeper waters and pelagic limestones.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 14 October, 2012
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Geological interest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2878 5523 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.6104N 1:34.3014W
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