Kinder Scout

The Geology of the East Midlands

Front cover
Back cover
Cover photographs:

Front: Cross-bedded fluvial pebbly sandstones of the Triassic, Nottingham Castle Sandstone Formation (Sherwood Sandstone Group), The Park Tunnel, Nottingham.

(Top) The Ashover Grit (Namurian) forming Black Rocks and overlooking Dene Quarry cut into Monsal Dale Limestones (Dinantian), Derbyshire.
(Bottom) Metamorphosed Precambrian volcanoclastics in Bradgate Park, Leicestershire.
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This publication includes the following -

Part 1: The Precambrian Geology and Geological History of the East Midlands
Excursion 1: The Late Precambrian Rocks of Bradgate Park, Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire.
Excursion 2: The Late Precambrian Rocks of North Charnwood.
Excursion 3: Precambrian Geology and Scenery of Northwest Charnwood.

Excursion 4: The Carboniferous Limestone around Wirksworth.
Excursion 5: Carboniferous Rocks and Mineralization of the Ashover Anticline.
Excursion 6: The Edale Shales and Ashover Grit of the Ecclesbourne Valley and Alport Hill.

Part 3: The Permian to Middle Jurassic Geological History of the East Midlands
Excursion 8: The Permo-Trias of North Nottinghamshire.
Excursion 9: The Permo-Triassic Rocks of Nottingham.
Excursion 10: Liassic of the Vale of Belvoir.
Excursion 11: Middle Jurassic of South Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.