SK8190 : Gypsum bands in marl escarpment

taken 11 years ago, near to Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Gypsum bands in marl escarpment
Gypsum bands in marl escarpment
Bands of gypsum were exposed in the marl during road widening in 1968. Without the gypsum bands the marl escarpment would have been eroded long ago. This escarpment is the eastern ridge of the Trent valley at this point.
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SK8190, 128 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 December, 2007
Category
Escarpment   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 819 901 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.1256N 0:46.1412W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 819 901
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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