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Caledonian Structures in Britain: South of the Midland Valley

Series: Geological Conservation Review Series (Kluwer) Volume: 3

Edited By: JE Treagus

177 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, maps

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #16868 | ISBN: 041247560X
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Contents of this volume: Structures. Introduction. The Caledonian Orogenic Belt. The British Caledonides. Scottish Highlands. Midland Valley. Southern Uplands. Lake District. Wales. Southern Uplands. Introduction - a structural perspective. Siccar Point; John's Road and Agata Point; Barlocco; Cruggleton Bay North; Isle of Whithorn Bay; West Burrow Head; Back Bay, Monreith; Grennan Bay. Lake District. Introduction. Background geology; a structural perspective. Buttermere village; Hassness and Goat Crags; Gasgale Crags and Whiteside; River Caldew; Raven Crags, Mungrisdale; Warnsdale Bottom, Buttermere; High Pike Haw, Coniston; Shap Fell; Jeffrey's Mount; Helwith Bridge; Jumb Quarry. Wales. Introduction. A structural perspective. Alexandra Quarry; Trum y Ddysgl; Cwm Idwal; Capel Curig; Tan y Grisiau; Ogof Gynfor; Rhosneigr; Cwm Rheidol; Allt Wen; North Clarach; Cormorant Rock; Ponterwyd Quarry; Traeth Penbryn; Ca'er-hafod Quarry; Lligwy Bay; Carmel Head; Llanelwedd Quarry; Dolyhir Quarries, Old Radnor.

It is a high-quality production, as is to be expected from Chapman & Hall, with many excellent half-tone ilustrations and clear maps and sections... a valuable work of reference. - Geological Magazine


Part 1 Caledonian structures: the Calendonian orogenic belt; the British Calendonides; Scottish Highlands; Midland Valley; Southern Uplands; Lake District; Wales. Part 2 Southern Uplands, J.E. Treagus" a structural perspective; Siccar Point; John's Road and Agate Point; Barlocco; Cruggleton Bay North; Isle of Whithorn Bay; West Burrow Head; Back Bay, Monrieth; Grennan Bay. Part 3 Lake District: background geology - a structural perspective; Buttermere Village, F. Moseley; Hassness and Goat Crags, B.C. Webb; Gasgale Crags and Whiteside, A.H. Cooper; River Caldew, D.E. Roberts; Raven Crags Mungrisdale, D.E. Roberts; Warnsdale Bottom, Buttermere, F. Moseley; Hollows Farm, F. Moseley; Limestone Haws to High Pike Haw, Coniston, F. Moseley; Shap Fell, F. Moseley; Jeffrey's Mount, F. Moseley; Helwith Bridge, J.E. Treagus; Jumb Quarry, A. Bell. Part 4 Wales: a structural perspective; Alexandra Quarry, R. Scott; Trum y Ddysgl, R. Scott; Cwm Idwal, W. Fitches; Capel Curig, R. Scott; Tan y Grisiau, R. Scott; Ogof Gynfor, D. Bates; Rhosneigr, R. Scott; Cwm Rheidol, W. Fitches; Allt Wen, W. Fitches; North Clarach, W. Fitches; Cormorant Rock, W. Fitches; Ponterwyd Quarry, W. Fitches; Traeth Penbryn, W. Fitches; Ca'er-hafod Quarry, Llangollen, R. Nicholson; Lligwy Bay, R. Scott; Carmel Head, D. Bates; Llanelwedd Quary, N. Woodcock; Dolyhir Quarries, Old Radnor, N. Woodcock.

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