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Caption: Aust Cliff. Bristol Excursion, April 22nd 1919.
Description: Above theTea Green Marls occurs the well known Bone bed at the base of the Rhaetic or Penarth beds. At the south end of the section it consists of a dark hard compact limestone while in the centre it is a thin layer of siliceous grit loaded with fish teeth, scales, bones and dorsal spines together with vertebrae and coprolites of saurians. Above the bone bed are the black shales about a foot thick with Avicula contorta, Cardium rhaeticum and Pecten valoniensis. Added note:Tea Green Marls, Keuper Red Marls, Band with gypsum, Red sandstone resting unconformably on Carb. [Carboniferous] limestone.
Copyright statement: NERC
Additional information: From the Geologists' Association Carreck Archive. The Reader Geological Photographs Long Excursions 1919.
Orientation: Landscape
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Categories: Special collections/ Geologists' Association 'Carreck Archive'/ T W Reader geological photographs long excursions 1919  


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