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Furzeyground Clay Pit, Purbeck, Dorset, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Furzeyground Clay PitQuarry
PurbeckDistrict
DorsetCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 39' 4'' North , 2° 6' 37'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.65113,-2.11028
GeoHash:G#: gcn2puz24
Owned/operated by:Imerys
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ridge289 (2017)3.1km
Corfe Castle1,355 (2018)4.0km
Wareham7,592 (2018)4.1km
Worth Matravers275 (2018)7.8km
Wool2,724 (2018)8.3km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
South-East England Sedimentary Area, England, UKGeologic Region

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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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Oligocene - Eocene
23.03 - 56 Ma



ID: 3186097
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 56 Ma)

Comments: Hampshire Basin

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]

Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 2033370
Bracklesham Group And Barton Group (Undifferentiated)

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Bracklesham Group; Barton Group

Lithology: Sand, silt and clay

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

Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 3154559
Eocene claystone

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Claystone

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]

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