geology of the Sanquhar coalfield and adjacent basin of Thornhill

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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in Edinburgh .

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  • Scotland,
  • Dumfriesshire.

Subjects:

  • Geology -- Scotland -- Dumfriesshire.,
  • Coal -- Scotland -- Dumfriesshire.,
  • Paleontology -- Scotland -- Dumfriesshire.

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Statementby J.B. Simpson and J.E. Richey. With contributions by A.G. MacGregor. Paleontology by J. Pringle.
SeriesMemoirs of the Geological Survey: Scotland, Memoirs of the Geological Survey.
ContributionsRichey, J. E. 1886- joint author., Pringle, J. b. 1877.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE246 .S5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 97 p.
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL253538M
LC Control Numbergs 37000021

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Geology of the Sanquhar Coalfield and Adjacent Basin of Thornhill by Geological Survey of Scotland.; 1 edition; First published in Title: The geology of the Sanquhar Coalfield and adjacent basin of Thornhill (with contributions by AG MacGregor, palaeontology by J Pringle) Ref no.

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No strata of the Strathclyde Group are known from either the Sanquhar or Thornhill outliers. Clackmannan Group Sanquhar outlier. At the south-west margin of the Sanquhar outlier, strata assigned to the Clackmannan Group form a condensed sequence up to 30 m thick of coarse-grained and carbonaceous sandstone and grey siltstone.

Geological Survey of Great Britain: The geology of the Sanquhar coalfield and adjacent basin of Thornhill, (Edinburgh, Published by H. Stationery off., ), also by John Baird Simpson, John Pringle, Archibald Gordon MacGregor, and James Ernest Richey (page images at HathiTrust). The geology of the Sanquhar coalfield and adjacent basin of Thornhill, (Edinburgh, Published by H.

Stationery off., ), by John Baird Simpson, John Pringle, Archibald Gordon MacGregor, James Ernest Richey, and Geological Survey of Great Britain (page images at HathiTrust) Geology of the Santa Rosa lead mine, Inyo County, California. Sanquhar / ˈ s æ ŋ k ər / (Scots: Sanchar, Scottish Gaelic: Seanchair) is a village on the River Nith in Dumfries and Galloway, lies north of Thornhill and west of is a former Royal Burgh.

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Thornhill. Both river valleys allow good access, main roads link Thornhill to'Dumfries, Kilmarnock, Glasgow and Edinburgh, and Nithsdale also carries the main Dumfries to Glasgow railway line (Figure 1). GEOLOGY The geology of the Thornhill basin has recently. In the Sanquhar basin the strata belong to the Coal Measures, and include several valuable coal-seams which are probably the southern prolongations of the members of this division in Ayrshire.

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