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SD7770 : Silurian ridge, Crummackdale by Karl and Ali Silurian ridge, Crummackdale by Karl and Ali
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The sides of the dale are mainly Carboniferous limestone but much of the floor... (more)
SD2792 : Rock markings, Green How - natural or man-made? by Karl and Ali Rock markings, Green How - natural or man-made? by Karl and Ali
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The rock is Silurian siltstone and there are various antiquities (ancient cairns... (more)
SN5882 : Aberystwyth Grits - bedding by Rudi Winter Aberystwyth Grits - bedding by Rudi Winter
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The cliffs of the section of coast north of Aberystwyth towards Clarach show... (more)
SO2380 : Small quarry by Jonathan Wilkins Small quarry by Jonathan Wilkins
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Informal quarries such as this used to provide all the local requirements for... (more)
SO2776 : Disused quarry by Jonathan Wilkins Disused quarry by Jonathan Wilkins
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Almost every farm used to have a small quarry where stone was obtained for local... (more)
SO5796 : Limestone exposure, Wenlock Edge by Richard Webb Limestone exposure, Wenlock Edge by Richard Webb
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Fossilised Silurian coral on the lip of an actual climbable crag (or it was... (more)
SD4196 : Rock slab, Brant Fell by Karl and Ali Rock slab, Brant Fell by Karl and Ali
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Below and east of the top are some quite large slabs of Silurian rock which have... (more)
SD5480 : Across the geological divide by Karl and Ali Across the geological divide by Karl and Ali
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Looking across the valley of Lupton Beck from the Carboniferous limestone of... (more)
SO4568 : Towards the Ludlow Anticlyne by Richard Webb Towards the Ludlow Anticlyne by Richard Webb
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The great limestone ridge which includes Wenlock Edge to the northeast takes a... (more)
NT3026 : Disused quarry above Mountbenger Toll by M J Richardson Disused quarry above Mountbenger Toll by M J Richardson
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With an exposure of steeply dipping layers of very old rock - Silurian I believe.
SD3090 : Silurian strata, Bethecar Moor by Karl and Ali Silurian strata, Bethecar Moor by Karl and Ali
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The moor is a rough little wilderness of bracken, heather and rock outcrops with... (more)
SD3178 : Tridley Point in the Leven estuary by Karl and Ali Tridley Point in the Leven estuary by Karl and Ali
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The point is a spur of Silurian rock which sticks out into the estuary forming... (more)
SD3884 : The upper rocks on White Stone by Karl and Ali The upper rocks on White Stone by Karl and Ali
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The banding in the Silurian siltstone is picked out in the evening sun.
SD3884 : The main buttress at White Stone by Karl and Ali The main buttress at White Stone by Karl and Ali
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This crag dominates the A590 appearing for a while as a pointed, rocky peak... (more)
SD4082 : Outcrops, Newton Fell by Karl and Ali Outcrops, Newton Fell by Karl and Ali
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The long ridge of Newton Fell is composed of Silurian siltstone in common with... (more)
SD4082 : Last light on Newton Fell by Karl and Ali Last light on Newton Fell by Karl and Ali
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Ali is standing on the topmost rocks of the un-named 221m summit due east of... (more)
SD5583 : Small rock outcrop, head of Sarah Gill by Karl and Ali Small rock outcrop, head of Sarah Gill by Karl and Ali
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Several small outcrops of what looks like Silurian-age rock are probably... (more)
SD4388 : Split erratic boulder on Township Allotment by Karl and Ali Split erratic boulder on Township Allotment by Karl and Ali
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Erratic boulders of older Silurian rock can be found scattered over the... (more)
SD4285 : Stang Hill, Winster Valley by Karl and Ali Stang Hill, Winster Valley by Karl and Ali
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The 'hill' is merely an upstanding rocky knoll that rises a few metres... (more)
SD6886 : Close to the Dent Fault on Stone Rigg by Karl and Ali Close to the Dent Fault on Stone Rigg by Karl and Ali
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The Dent Fault (discovered by Adam Sedgwick, a Cambridge professor of Geology... (more)
SD5389 : Outcrop, north end of The Helm by Karl and Ali Outcrop, north end of The Helm by Karl and Ali
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The Helm is composed of Upper Silurian aged Kirkby Moor Flagstones and is... (more)
SD4489 : Erratic boulder, Township Allotment by Karl and Ali Erratic boulder, Township Allotment by Karl and Ali
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This large rock of Silurian slate has been dumped here by glacial ice. Sitting... (more)
SD4288 : Outcrop with tree on Scale Hill, Winster Valley by Karl and Ali Outcrop with tree on Scale Hill, Winster Valley by Karl and Ali
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There are many outcrops of Silurian slate scattered around the floor of the... (more)
SH8075 : Trial pit by Jonathan Wilkins Trial pit by Jonathan Wilkins
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Land which has been cleared for development has been dug to provide a rock... (more)
SH8075 : Bench with outcrop by Jonathan Wilkins Bench with outcrop by Jonathan Wilkins
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In Glan Conwy rock is seldom far from the surface. Here a rather degraded,... (more)
SO6099 : Blakeway Hollow by Richard Webb Blakeway Hollow by Richard Webb
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A green lane leading up to Wenlock Edge from Much Wenlock. How we got the... (more)
SO5897 : Knowle Quarry by Richard Webb Knowle Quarry by Richard Webb
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A Wenlock Edge quarry on one of the National Trust's waymarked paths.
SO5998 : Lea Quarry by Richard Webb Lea Quarry by Richard Webb
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A limestone quarry which was active in the 1980s. Now a storage site for timber.
Tags: type:GeographX   top:IndustryX   LimestoneX   QuarryX   top:Quarrying, MiningX   Silurian  
SO5998 : Westwood Quarry by Richard Webb Westwood Quarry by Richard Webb
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Some of the Wenlock limestone quarries were working until a few years ago,
SO5796 : View off Wenlock Edge by Richard Webb View off Wenlock Edge by Richard Webb
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At the top of one of the Ippikin's Rock crag. A rare event on the great... (more)
SO4568 : Dionscourt and High Vinnalls by Richard Webb Dionscourt and High Vinnalls by Richard Webb
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View along the limestone ridges from Croft Ambrey.
SO5473 : Northern side of Caynham Camp by Richard Webb Northern side of Caynham Camp by Richard Webb
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A view over Ludlow from the edge of a steep limestone scarp, the result of faulting.
NY4801 : Rock outcrop, Sleddale Forest by Karl and Ali Rock outcrop, Sleddale Forest by Karl and Ali
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There is so little rock evident in this vast area of moorland that even small... (more)
SD4194 : Tree and outcrop by Green Lane by Karl and Ali Tree and outcrop by Green Lane by Karl and Ali
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The rock has a fairly fresh, unweathered look which suggests it may have been... (more)
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