SD1878 : Folded Limestones

near to Millom, Cumbria, Great Britain

Folded Limestones
Folded Limestones
Red Hill Limestones, Dinantian, lower Carboniferous. Shallow marine carbonates with occasional evaporites. Now folded into an antiform (this is the z part of the fold) or possibly just a monocline. It's hard to see with most of it worn away. Host rocks for the West Cumbrian orefield (hematite). Former Permian cover had been eroded.
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Sunday, 25 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Monday, 26 November, 2012
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1825 7815 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:11.5543N 3:15.2658W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1823 7814
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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