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Caption: Nonsuch Pottery Clay Pit. This well known pit is entirely in the Reading Beds but in places excavations have been carried down into the Thanet Sands. Excursion to Ewell, July 6th 1912.
Description: The Reading Clays are largely used for brickmaking, rough pottery and fire bricks and consist of alternations of valuable plastic clay of various colours, loam and sands. The bottom bed consisting of roughly laminated bluish grey clay with green sand is seen overlying the Thanet Sand.
Copyright statement: NERC
Additional information: From the Geologists' Association Carreck Archive. The Reader Geological Photographs 1910, 1911 and 1912.
Orientation: Landscape
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Categories: Special collections/ Geologists' Association 'Carreck Archive'/ T W Reader geological photographs 1910, 1911 and 1912  


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