This weighty volume in the series (435 pp.) covers some of the most classic sites of Britain’s vast geological heritage. As the Cambrian and Ordovician systems were both founded in Britain, based on the pioneering work on these rocks begun as far back as the 1830s, this book has detailed descriptions of some of the most classic geological sites in the world, together with more recently discovered sites which are nevertheless important in understanding the nature of the Cambrian and Ordovician rocks and faunas of Britain. This is not a complete account of these rocks in Britain, since its purpose...

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