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short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight

H. J. Osborne White

short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight

by H. J. Osborne White

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby H.J. Osborne White.
SeriesMemoirs of the Geological Survey. England and Wales
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,201p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21790423M

The Isle of Wight is made up of many layers of sedimentary rock, originally deposited in rivers, on floodplains, in lakes and the sea over many millions of years. The layers are formed of fine grained minerals, sands and fossils to form rocks like mudstones, shales, sandstones, siltstones and limestones. Isle of Wight Exploration!! has 5, members. A page to share places of interest while exploring the island. Either add photos to the many existing.

  The book, known as Pictures In Color of The Isle of Wight was written by anonymous person with a beautiful write up on the island and about 50 pictures of the various locations in Isle of Wight. Among the numerous holiday resorts which claim the attention of the travelling public, the Isle of Wight will be found to possess attractions of very Category: BOOKS_AND_REFERENCE. Family cycling around Isle of Wight. The Isle of Wight tourism office has information on short, easy Isle of Wight cycle routes that would be suitable for family bike rides. But watch out: many of these are on mixed terrain, some of which is not suitable for road bikes.

The Island has 14 of the 16 British native species as well as rare visitors like Parti-Coloured Bats which have caused excitement recently. Several years ago we made the News of the World and foreign press when Colin Pope’s delight in receiving a report from Carisbrooke Castle of our first Bechstein’s for almost years turned to disappointment when the castle’s cat got to it . The geology of the Isle of Wight demonstrates three distinct periods:Cretaceous ( million years ago) The Wealden sands along the southern side of the Island are a rich source of dinosaur remains. There are high Greensand cliffs and Gault clay beds which produce unstable areas of erosion. The centre of the Island has a chalk ridge which.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Osborne White, H.J. (Harold James). Short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight. London: H.M.S.O., Get this from a library. A short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight.

[Harold J Osborne White; Institute of Geological Sciences (Great Britain)]. A Short Account of the Geology of the Isle of Wight. By H. Osborne White, F.G.S. Memoirs of the Geological Survey, pp. With 1 Plate (coloured map), and 43 figs.

London, A short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight ( - reprint) Ref no: DI10AR Year of publication: Publisher: HMSO: Place of publication: London: Series: Memoirs of the Geological Survey (District) View publication: View online.

The geology of the Isle of Wight / Related Titles. Series: Memoirs of the Geological Survey By. Bristow, Henry W. (Henry William), Type. Book Material.

Published material. Publication info. London:Printed for HMSO by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Edition. A Short Account of the Geology of the Isle of Wight: Memoirs of the Geological Survey: England and Wales Hardcover – by White H J Osborne (Author), 43 Figures (Illustrator)Author: White H J Osborne. The Isle of Wight is classic ground of Geology.

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