Saturday 20 June 2015

Coe's Chalk-pit, Bramford, Suffolk 1925

BGS Image ID: P202970
Coe's Chalk-pit, Bramford, Suffolk, 1 1/4 m. N. of railway-station. Looking E. General view of pit. The succession shown is quadratus-chalk, mucronata-chalk (uppermost 30 ft.), Thanet Beds, Reading Beds, Red Crag (?), glacial sands.

Posted by Bob McIntosh

Tuesday 2 June 2015

Agglomerate, Mortonhall Quarry

Agglomerate. From neck; rhyolitic matrix. Mortonhall Quarry, near Buckstone. The first  of c 17,000 photographs of rock specimens from the BGS Systematic Series captured and processed by BGS volunteers in Edinburgh.

The Systematic Series is arranged by Geological Survey 1"/1:50,000 map sheet area. Representative rocks from each sheet were collected or drawn from other collections to make a teaching collection for new Survey field geologists.