SO9391 : Wren's Nest - NNR

taken 9 years ago, near to Dudley, Great Britain

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Wren's Nest - NNR
Wren's Nest - NNR
This is part of the western limb of the anticline, formed from many beds of Silurian period Wenlock limestone. Rich in paleozoic fauna including the rare 'Dudley bug' a trilobite. Famous geologist Sir Roderick Impey Murchison studied the fossils here.
The limestones were uplifted in the Caledonian and the Variscan orogenies (400 and 330ma).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 March, 2011
Category
Geological   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 936 917 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.4368N 2:5.7190W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 936 917
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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