The geology of parts of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. (82 S.E.).

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1869
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Page 147 - ... two terraces against the hill-sides. (Greenwood, 1866, pp. 13-14) Parallel terraces, that is, one on each side of the valley, may be ancient shores ; but the vast majority are the remains of alluviums where no lakes have ever been. These patches result from alternations of hard and soft strata, and as sure as there are alternations of hard and soft strata in the course of a river or valley, so sure will there be alternation of gorge and alluvial flat.
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Page 22 - No. 3 -was seen in a quarry a little south-east of the Bull Ring. It is a crumbly bed, pale-grey with green specks, and contains pebbles of limestone, one of which was seen as big as a man's fist.
Page 18 - Tor rock - 500 to 600 8. Limestones, more or less concretionary, with shale partings - 150 9. Limestones, some thickly and some thinly bedded : of these there is seen about ..... 100 Total thickness shown without reaching the bottom - 1,580 The cutting at the east end of the Monsal Dale tunnel, where No. 1 rises, in a series of easy rolls, from beneath the Yoredale shales and earthy limestones, gives the following section : THE CARBONIFEROUS LIMESTONE.
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Page 128 - ... has an average elevation of about 1,000 feet above the sea, and the highest points on it fall little short of 2,000. This raised tract is bounded on the west, south, and east by a plain whose average height above the sea is not more than 400 feet. The western descent from the...

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