A Geological History of Britain – part 7

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New Red Sandstones – the Permian and Triassic

The slides from the lecture can be found here: 2012_GHB_Lect7

An excellent overview of the Permian and Triassic of the UK, listing the best places to see rocks of this interval, can be found on the JNCC website here.

An overview of the Permian can be found at the University of California Museum of Palaeontology website (Click here).  Its Triassic page can be found here.

The Geological Society introduction to the Permian can be found here, and its guide to the Triassic here.

Images from the JNCC book “Marine Permian of England” can be found here.

Images from the JNCC book “Permian and Triassic Red Beds and the Penarth Group of Great Britain” can be found here.

Detailed information on the origins of the Permo-Triassic minerals found in the limestones of the Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales can be found here.

The first of two articles I’ve written on how Permian reptile tracks from the sandstones of Dumfries & Galloway led to the birth of ichnology can be found here.

Earth scientist in York, fossilist across Yorkshire. Co-director of the Yorkshire Fossil Festival and palaeontologist for hire. Can be found twittering, facebooking, and instagramming as @fossiliam.


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