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Caption: Coombs Chalk Pit at West Horsley, Surrey. A section in the upper part of the zone of Micraster cor anguinum [corangium]. Excursion to Horsley, May 23rd 1914.
Description: There are two sets of strong joints running roughly NW to SE and NE to SW which causes the faces to be smooth and almost vertical. The Chalk is white and hard with well marked bedding planes and nodular flint bands at varying intervals. Not far from the top is a thick yellow bed. Added note: Walls 50 ft. high.
Copyright statement: NERC
Additional information: From the Geologists' Association Carreck Archive. The Reader Geological Photographs. 1914, 1916.
Orientation: Landscape
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Categories: Special collections/ Geologists' Association 'Carreck Archive'/ T W Reader geological photographs 1914, 1916  


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