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Whitepit Quarry, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UKi
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Whitepit QuarryQuarry
Teignbridge- not defined -
DevonCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 34' 8'' North , 3° 36' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.56895,-3.61394
GeoHash:G#: gbvrtvb3m
UK National Grid Reference:SX858756
Owned/operated by:SCR Sibelco
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chudleigh Knighton1,125 (2018)2.2km
Kingsteignton11,360 (2018)3.0km
Chudleigh4,011 (2018)4.1km
Newton Abbot36,474 (2018)4.5km
Bovey Tracey4,729 (2018)5.1km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UKMining District
Dartmouth and Teign Valley Mining District, Devon, England, UKMining District

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Regional Geology

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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Miocene - Eocene
5.333 - 56 Ma



ID: 2032786
Eocene To Miocene Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Clay, silt, sand and gravel

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

Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3157936
Clackmannan Group

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Clackmannan Group

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,mudstone}

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: 3192903
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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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