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SESE62.8 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRock Edge - Oxford, England

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The rocks and fossils revelead in this disused quarry tell a fascinating story of what Oxford and the surrounding area was like 155 million years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2012

last visited: 9/22/2019

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NN88.7 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHulme Quarry National Nature Reserve - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.

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Hulme Quarry located at Park Hall Country Park in Weston Coyney, is a disused quarry designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest because it is a key site in understanding the Triassic environment in both a regional and national context.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/1/2018

last visited: never

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NN89.3 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBrown End Quarry - Waterhouses, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.

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Brown End Quarry located at Waterhouses is a disused quarry designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest because it demonstrates a particular type of limestone not seen in many locations in the Peak District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/25/2018

last visited: 8/28/2018

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EE97.4 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHolme Fen National Nature Reserve - Cambridgeshire

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Holme Fen National Nature Reserve is the location of the most south-easterly raised bog in Britain. This is a special type of wetland typically found in the north-west. note the Holme Fen Nature Reserve is a Site of Special Scientific Interest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/29/2011

last visited: 12/25/2015

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NN122 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMam Tor Landslip, Castleton, Derbyshire, UK

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A fine example of a rotational landslip on the side of Mam Tor with attendant road destruction

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hillhiker1

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2010

last visited: 2/2/2013

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