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  • The Carboniferous Limestone

    The Carboniferous Limestone as an aquifer The Carboniferous Limestone is a massive, well-fissured karstic limestone that gives large water supplies of up to 175 l/sec from resurgences in the Mendips and South Wales, and borehole yields of up to 40 l/sec from the upper parts of the aquifer...

  • Derbyshire Fossil Limestone

    A polished section of Derbyshire Limestone represents a portrait of ancient geological history, the fossils being amongst the earliest life forms on our wonderful planet Your friends and family will be truly fascinated as they admire the beautiful fossils and imagine life on earth during the carboniferous period some 355 million years ago...

  • Karst in Ireland

    Carboniferous limestone outcrops in all the counties of the Republic of Ireland with the exception of County Wicklow Karst features have been recorded for all other counties except for Wexford and Carlow, both of which have only very small areas of limestone bedrock...

  • III The carboniferous limestone of Belgium

    I) the Carboniferous Limestone occurs in the synclinoria of Dinant and Namur, resting on Devonian, and overlain by Coal Measur The smaller folds in the great synclinorium of Dinant give rise to extensive outcrops of the limestone near Dinant itself, whence the name Dinantian (= whole of the Carboniferous Limestone) has been derived...

  • Carboniferous

    Carboniferous Limestone is used in Dorset as a building stone ( for example in bridge parapets, rock armour and gravestones) It is also used in the interiors of buildings, for example as tomb slabs or altar steps (see Belgian Black section) Powered by Create your ,...

  • Carboniferous Limestone (base)

    The northern dales of Swaledale, Wensleydale, Wharfedale and Uredale have remarkably similar geological histori They are dominated by carboniferous limestone, sandstone and shale There is a huge gap in time and the next most recent features in Swaledale are caused by ,...

  • Is carboniferous limestone permeable

    Apr 25, 2013· Carboniferous limestone is greyish and hard and made from the remains of corals Jurassic limestone is yellowish and softer It is oolitic (made from little eggs of calcite) Cretaceous limestone ....

  • Carboniferous

    Carboniferous rocks in Europe and eastern North America largely consist of a repeated sequence of limestone, sandstone, shale and coal beds [10] In North America, the early Carboniferous is largely marine limestone, which accounts for the division of the Carboniferous into two periods in North American schem...

  • Carboniferous limestone

    Carboniferous Limestone is a type of limestone rock, which was laid down in Great Britain and Ireland in the Dinantian stage of the Carboniferous periodIt was formed between 363 and 325 million years ago It is one of the three most common types of limestone found in Britain, along with chalk and Jurassic limestone...

  • Carboniferous Limestone

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  • County Clare Ireland

    The axis of this basin coincides with the Shannon estuary where it intersects the coasts of southern Co Clare and the northern Co Kerry Prolonged subsidence in this area of western Ireland started in the early Carboniferous period This subsidence was initiated by regional crustal stretching in the Lower Carboniferous that enabled the initial accumulation of a thick succession of limestone s ....

  • Carboniferous Limestone | S

    Carboniferous limestone is an example of a pervious rock, as it allows water to flow through the joints and bedding plan The main processes, which affect it, are carbonation and solution The two best areas of carboniferous limestone in Britain are the Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District...

  • Formation of carboniferous limestone

    The geological formation of carboniferous limestone rock is illustrated Fossil formation is mentioned but not shown An animation shows the build up of layers of calcite (from marine organisms ....

  • Sedimentary landscapes: Carboniferous Limestone

    I would first start with a general lesson introducing carboniferous limestone landscapes, then do a case study on the landscape of the Yorkshire Dal Starter Tell your partner three facts about limestone eg formation, what it's made from, examples, distribution in UK...

  • Limestone Features

    Limestone is a sedimentary rock which is formed underwater Some limestone consists mainly of coral or the shells of other small marine creatur Limestone may also be precipitated from seawater Limestone is a permeable rock This means that water can enter limestone through pores, joints or cracks in the rock...

  • Carboniferous limestone

    Across much of the higher ground the limestone (which belongs to the older, or Lower, Carboniferous) is capped by younger, Upper, Carboniferous millstone grits and shal On Slieve Elva (343 metres), streams run off the grits and shales, and then disappear into 'swallow holes' when they reach the limestone boundary...