New Forest - Geology and Fossils

By James Barnet
PAGES: 178
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 235x165 mm
INSIDE: 198 colour photographs, diagrams & charts

This book is intended to be the most complete and up-to-date guide to the geology and fossils of the New Forest, providing a wealth of information of interest to both the amateur fossil collector and the professional geologist. With some 200 field photographs, palaeogeographic maps, digitised borehole/outcrop logs, and geological cross sections this book includes:

  • A tour of the regional geological evolution of southern England since the Permian Period (-280 million years ago), based on deep boreholes and coastal exposures, including the world-famous Jurassic coast of Dorset and east Devon
  • A discussion of the petroleum geology of southern England and the New Forest
  • A detailed overview of the stratigraphy of the Hampshire Basin, followed by related aspects of economic geology within this area, including ironstones, freshwater aquifers, geothermal energy, sand, clay and peat resources
  • An up-to-date and complete account of the principal fossil localities, together with a comprehensive gallery of photographs with accompanying descriptions of the most abundant fossils within the New Forest National Park

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