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Late Quaternary floodplain development in the Southern Weald, South-East England

Paul J. Burrin

Late Quaternary floodplain development in the Southern Weald, South-East England

by Paul J. Burrin

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Published by Graduate School of Geography, London School of Economics and Political Science in London .
Written in English


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StatementPaul J. Burrin.
SeriesDiscussion paper / London School of Economics and Political Science, Graduate School of Geography. new series -- no.18
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Open LibraryOL13870558M

Geomorphology South East England and the Ice Ages. The northern hemisphere has been in the grip of a series of “ice ages” during the last My. Britain has been near or at the southern edge of successive glaciations, though evidence for the early phases has mostly been obliterated by subsequent advances of ice Size: 6MB. You are in: Home» Research» Research projects» History of the major rivers of southern Britain during the Tertiary Tertiary Rivers: Neogene (Miocene and Pliocene) Fig Hypothetical palaeogeography of the Middle-Late Miocene. The later Oligocene to middle Miocene saw the main phases of the Alpine (Helvetic) Orogeny which was represented in the British region by .

Kent is the south-easternmost county in England. It is bounded on the north by the River Thames and the North Sea, and on the south by the Straits of Dover and the English continent of Europe is a mere 21 miles across the Strait. The major geographical features of the county are determined by a series of ridges running from west to east across the county. You are in: Home» Research» Research projects» History of the major rivers of southern Britain during the Tertiary Tertiary rivers: Palaeocene Fig. 4 Palaeogeography of the Late Palaeocene Thanetian Stage. Much of what is now Britain became emergent during the early Palaeogene the maximum uplift occurring in the north-west, causing a regional tilt towards the east and south-east.

The Weald is at Database version which has ongoing updates to the , people; 9, places; maps; 3, pictures, engravings and photographs; and books loaded in the previous version Top. The Quaternary Mammals of Southern and Eastern England. Field Guide. / Schreve, Danielle (Editor). London: Quaternary Research Association, London, p. Research output: Book/Report › Book.


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Late Quaternary Environmental Change in North-west Europe: Excavations at Holywell Coombe, South-east EnglandFormat: Paperback. Their laboratory work lends support to the Tertiary origin of the THE QUATERNARY OF THE WEALD--A REVIEW clay.

Latterly Kellaway & others (), in arguing for former glaciations of the English Channel and much of southern England, South-East England book suggested that the Clay-with-flints is in fact a decalcified Chalky-Tertiary till of early Pleistocene by: Passmore, David G.

and Macklin, Mark G. () Late Holocene channel and floodplain development in a wandering gravel-bed river: the River South Tyne at Lambley, northern England.

Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 25 (11). ISSN Cited by: DEVELOPMENT OF RIVER VALLEYS IN SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND 9 Introduction 9 The Effect of Quaternary Glaclations on the Area of Study 9 North Devon and the Isles of Scilly 11 The English Channel and South Devon 12 Periglacial Deposits 13 Quaternary Sea Level Changes 17 Long Term Tectonic Changes in the Earth's Crust.

We note that modelling of uplift farther north in southern England, in the Middle and Lower reaches of the Thames, indicates ∼60 m of surface uplift since the late Early Pleistocene, at a time-averaged rate of ∼ mm a −1 (Westaway et al., ).

This phase of surface uplift was preceded by a time of relative crustal stability in the Cited by: The Wealden Supergroup of the Weald Sub-basin of south-east England comprises a succession of alluvial, lacustrine and lagoonal facies deposited during the Early Cretaceous (Radley and Allen, VALLEY SEDIMENTATION AND FLOODPLAIN DEVELOPMENT 83 Attention is focussed here on the results of subsurface investigation at Sharpsbridge (TQ ) a site located on the southern margins of the High Weald, where augering has revealed (Fig.

2) a complex, polycyclic, sub-alluvial surface cut into the Tunbridge Wells Sand formation of the Cited by: Burrin, P.J. and Scaife, R.G. () Aspects of Holocene valley sedimentation and floodplain development in southern England. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 81 –. The evolution of the River Medway, SE England, in the context of Quaternary palaeoclimate and the Palaeolithic occupation of NW Europe.

Proceedings of the Geologists' Association,23~,8. The Medway is a river of considerable antiquity that has had an important role within the evolution of drainage in southeast by: There have been few Late Quaternary vegetation records from the acidic lithologies of south east England.

This study reports on investigations from three new valley mire sites (Bagshot, Conford and Hurston Warren), using pollen and charcoal analyses with chronologies provided by radiocarbon dating. The Bagshot sequence begins at c. cal. BP with high Betula and.

Megaw, J.V.S. Philip Macdonald with Kilian Anheuser, Tony Daly, Mary Davis, Jim Wild & Tim Young. Llyn Cerrig Bach: a study of the copper alloy artefacts from the insular La Tène assemblage. xvi+ pages, 26 figures, 13 b&w & colour plates, 19 tables. Cited by: This chapter describes Geological Conservation Review sites along the south-east and south-west coasts of the Isle of Wight and along the southern Dorset coast (Isle of Purbeck and Weymouth areas; Fig.

2).These areas constitute the northern part of the mainly offshore Wessex Sub-basin (Fig. 3, Fig. 4).The coastal exposures of Wealden strata have attracted Cited by: A Wealden guide I: the Weald Sub‐basin the type-succession in the Weald Sub-basin of south-east England is summarized and briefly interpreted.

This study contrasts the Late Quaternary. The High Weald is an unusually well-wooded area in southern England. A high proportion of this woodland is ancient, being formerly exploited as seasonal pasture and coppice.

Multiple pollen profiles from the Rye area have been used to elucidate the origins of this cultural landscape. By combining sites with small and large pollen source areas, both local and Cited by: A weald once meant a dense forest, especially the famous great wood once stretching far beyond the ancient counties of Sussex and Kent, England, where this country of smaller woods is still called "the Weald".

Now that most English forests have been cut down, the word may refer to open countryside or to the special clays found in the Weald. populations of two Lower Cretaceous sandstones from the Weald of England by fission track dating.

Geological Magazine,- Jarzembowski, E. Author: Oladapo Akinlotan. The sequence from Conford indicates the unusually late survival of Pinus sylvestris (to as late as ca. cal. b.p.) in southern England. This is attributed to edaphic factors and, after ca.

Loess and coversands are widespread on either side of the English Channel. In southern England, loess is generally thin and discontinuous, but locally reaches thickness of. Burrin, P.J. Loess in the Weald.

Proceedings of the Geologists Associat Wooldridge, S.W. Soil and civilization in South East England. South Eastern Naturalist and Antiqu Wooldridge, S.W., Linton, D.L. The loam terrains of South East England and their relation to its early history. Antiquity 7. South East England: Thamesside and the Weald: The Hoo Peninsula and the Scarplands of Mid-West Kent Pt.

3 (Landscapes of Britain) [Millward, Roy, Robinson, Adrian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. South East England: Thamesside and the Weald: The Hoo Peninsula and the Scarplands of Mid-West Kent Pt.

3 (Landscapes of Britain)5/5(1).Previous research found thatyears ago a range of low hills connected Britain to Europe between the Weald in South-East England and Artois in northern France. at the southern .The Tertiary evolution of south-east England, with particular reference to the Weald.

In Jones, D.K.C. (ed.), The shaping of southern England. Academic Press, London, Institute of British Geographers Special Publicat Jones, D.K.C., a. Evolving models of the Tertiary evolutionary geomorphology of southern England, with Cited by: