A Geological History of Britain – part 10

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Finally, some weeks after actually giving the presentation, here is the pdf of the 10th and final class in my University of York Lifelong Learning course: 2012_GHB_Lect10

Additional links:

The JNCC book ‘British Tertiary Stratigraphy’ describes the Palaeogene and Neogene Sites of Special Scientific Interest, a list of which can be found here.

Information on the British Tertiary (or Palaeogene) Volcanic Province can be found here.

A pdf providing information on the Lundy granite can be found here.

Information on the (very limited) Neogene outcrops of Britain can be found here.

Information on the Pliocene-Pleistocene ‘Crags’ of East Anglia can be found here.

The British Geological Survey has used the Blakeney Esker in Norfolk as a case study of Ice Age Britain. The webpages can be found here.



Earth scientist in North Yorkshire, fossilist on the Dinosaur Coast. Director of the Yorkshire Fossil Festival and palaeontologist with Hidden Horizons. Can be found cricketing for Ovington CC. Can be found twittering as @fossiliam.


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