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Pleistocene History of the Lower Thames Valley

By: PL Gibbard

200 pages, Figs, maps

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Jun 1994 | #32326 | ISBN: 0521402093
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This region is a classic area for British Pleistocene studies, containing a sequence of deposits representing approximately the last 300,000 years, and including some of the most important paleolithic archaeological sites and fossiliferous localities in the country.

...one of the best examples of Pleistocene riverine evolution...a good example of geological investigation. Choice


Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Lithostratigraphy; 3. Comparison of pebble lithological composition of the gravel members; 4. Sedimentary structures and depositional environments; 5. Vertebrate faunal assemblages; 6. Palaeobotany and biostratigraphy; 7. Palaeolithic artefact assemblages; 8. Palaeogeographical evolution of the Lower Thames Valley; 9. Correlation with neighbouring areas; Index.

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