SK2958 : Waulsortian Mud Mound - High Tor

taken 8 months ago, near to Matlock, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Waulsortian Mud Mound - High Tor
Waulsortian Mud Mound - High Tor
This is one of (if not the best) Waulsortian mud mound in the UK. This mound is a lens shaped mictric massive limestone belonging to the Eyam Limestone Formation. Unlike reefs of today which are constructed by reef builders (corals etc) these mounds were created by algal communities. This is partly due to mass extinctions in the Devonian.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Geological interest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2973 5893 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.6028N 1:33.4297W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2952 5894
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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