SO9391 : Silurian Limestone (detail), Dudley, Worcestershire

taken 10 years ago, near to Dudley, Great Britain

Silurian  Limestone (detail), Dudley, Worcestershire
Silurian Limestone (detail), Dudley, Worcestershire
This shows another detail, about 50cm in width, of the exposure shown in image SO9391 : Silurian (Wenlock) Limestone, Dudley, Worcestershire.

The Silurian Limestone here at Wren's Nest was quarried for several centuries for building stone, fertiliser and as a flux for ironstone. The site has been a Nature Reserve for Geology since 1956, the first in Britain.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 19 December, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9354 9161 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.3397N 2:5.7984W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9354 9161
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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