Inferior Oolite Sequence in Northamptonshire and Part of Oxfordshire.
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Published by Geologists" Association in [London] .
Written in English


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Reprint from the Proceedings of the Geologists" Association, vol.35 (1924), p.67-76.

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Full text of "A Monograph of the Ammonites of the "Inferior Oolite Series,": (Stages-Toarcian, Pars; Aalenian " See other formats. The Great Oolite Group is a Middle Jurassic stratigraphic unit that outcrops in southern England. It consists of a complex set of marine deposits primarily mudstone and bioclastic ooidal and fine grained limestone, deposited in nearshore to shelf settings. [1] It is exposed at the surface as a variably thick belt extending roughtly NE-SW from the coast of Dorset up to the Humber. Jurassic. The oldest rocks that occur at the surface in the county of Rutland are the mudstones and limestones of the early Jurassic Lias are overlain to the east by a middle Jurassic sequence involving limestones, sandstones and mudstones of the Inferior Oolite Group and the succeeding Great Oolite Group with numerous outliers of the former occurring around Rutland Water . The Frodingham ore is in the lower lias (zone of amonites semicostatum), the Cleveland ore in the middle lias (ammonites spinatim) as are the marlstones of Leicester, Oxford and Banbury, whilst the Northamptonshire ore of South Lincs., Rutland and Northamptonshire is at the base of the inferior oolite (ammonites scissum).

The connection of the Northamptonshire Inferior Oolite with the Hook Norton (Oxfordshire) type has not been clearly defined, though Professor J. w. Judd in his masterly essay on " The Geo- logy of Rutland," and more recently Mr. H. B. Woodward in his " Lower Oolite Rocks of England" approach tile mark. ffud/e- ston's* Werineea beds of the Cited by: 2. The following extracts from Part II. of Woodward's book, show the position in which our knowledge of the strata stood at the end of the seventeenth Trigoniæ in the inferior oolite, Since Smith's time the main work which has been done in classification is a fuller elucidation of the sequence of the Tertiary and Palæozoic Rocks, and. The Inferior Oolite at Coombe Quarry, near Mapperton, Dorset, and a new Middle Jurassic ammonite faunal horizon, Aa-3b, Leioceras comptocostosum n biosp in the Scissum Zone of the Lower Aalenian. Full text of "The Victoria history of the county of Northampton" See other formats.

The distribution of stone types (Fig. 5) may therefore owe much to Roman building activity. The two main types of stone, both of them oolitic limestones, came from outside the area, one, Barnack stone, from the Inferior Oolite of Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire, the . The Early Quaternary of south-central England is characterized by uplift, as is indicated by the river gravels that extend intermittently from Oxfordshire, through Northamptonshire, to : Jonathan Paul. Tables Table. Analysis (by value, in percentages) of foodstuffs consumed by harvest workers at Sedgeford, Norfolk, Table Food allowances at Sedgeford, Norfolk. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.