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Dry Rigg Quarry, Austwick, Craven, North Yorkshire, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 7' 13'' North , 2° 18' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.12041,-2.30306
GeoHash:G#: gcw7gs6fn
Owned/operated by:Tarmac
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Yorkshire, England, UK

Historic County - 152 mineral species & varietal names listed

The Pennines, England, UK

Range of Mountains and Hills - 258 mineral species & varietal names listed

Yorkshire Dales National Park, England, UK

National Park - 68 mineral species & varietal names listed

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This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3147928
Early Carboniferous limestone

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{claystone,siltstone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186080
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 2032053
Silurian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

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