Appleby - Sheet Explanation for sheet E30

Appleby - Sheet Explanation for sheet E30

Sheet explanations provide a brief description and interpretation of the geology of the relevant BGS 1:50 000 scale map sheet area. More detailed geological information for the same area is available via the Sheet Descriptions.

Sheet explanations are printed A5 booklets and are available either singly, or as a pack together with the relevant 1:50 000 scale map, where this map is available.

The Appleby district extends from the north-east of the Lake District National Park across the Vale of Eden to the Pennine escarpment. Lower Palaeozoic igneous and sedimentary rocks in the Lake District and Cross Fell are overlain in the Vale of Eden by Carboniferous, Permian and Triassic sedimentary rocks. New work on the Borrowdale Volcanic Group in the Lake District has greatly expanded knowledge and understanding of the nature of the processes operating during this short but explosive geological episode.

Author Millward, D. and others

ISBN 0852724691

Sheet(s) Covered E030

Year Published 2003

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