SD1878 : Folded Limestones

taken 4 years ago, near to Millom, Cumbria, Great Britain

Folded Limestones
Folded Limestones, taken 4 years ago
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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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 26 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1825 7815 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:11.5543N 3:15.2658W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1823 7814
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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