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The Quaternary of the Solent Basin and West Sussex Raised Beaches: Field Guide

Geology Guide

Series: QRA Field Guides

By: RM Briant (Editor), MR Bates (Editor), Robert T Hosfield (Editor), Francis F Wenban-Smith (Editor)

248 pages, colour & b/w illustrations and colour & b/w maps

Quaternary Research Association

Paperback | Dec 2009 | #190191 | ISBN-13: 9780907780793
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About this book

The Quaternary of the Solent Basin and West Sussex Raised Beaches was produced to accompany the field meeting (joint with the Prehistoric Society) to the Solent Basin and West Sussex raised beaches, based at the University of Southampton, 4th-8th April 2009.


1 The geological setting of the coastal fringes of West Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

2 Quaternary sediments of the Sussex/Hampshire coastal corridor

3 Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Archaeology of the Solent Basin and western Sussex region

4 Cold stage deposits of the West Sussex Coastal Plain: the evidence from Warblington, Hampshire

5 West Street, Selsey

6 The archaeological and sedimentary records at Boxgrove and Slindon

7 The Pleistocene sequence at Priory Bay, Isle of Wight (SZ 635 900)

8 Late-glacial slope deposits at Watcombe Bottom near Ventnor

9 The St George's Down - The Plateau Gravel - a Preliminary Discussion

10 Solent river gravels at Barton on Sea, Hampshire SZ 230 930

11 Gravels and interglacial sediments at Stone Point Site of Special Scientific Interest, Lepe Country Park, Hampshire

12 Solent river gravels at Badminston Farm, Hampshire SU 463 019

13 Early to mid-Holocene vegetation-fire interactions and responses to climate change at Cranes Moor, New Forest

14 True Ancient Woodland? - 10,000 years of continuous woodland cover at Mark Ash Wood, New Forest

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