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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2001
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2001) 71 (1): 61–69.
... raise a number of issues concerning the genesis of framboid structures and other authigenic sulfides. Samples were collected from two sites ( Fig. 1 ) in the English Midlands canal network, the Ashby Canal, a rural canal at Snarestone in Leicestershire (52° 40′ 44.64″N, 1° 29′ 33.38″W...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2001
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2001) 34 (2): 195–214.
... occupants. Civil-engineered structures, houses and other residential property, transportation networks (motorways, roads, railways, canals) and industrial premises. Vertical and horizontal ground displacements, topographic scarps, flexures, fissures, graben structures, en-echelon shears, compressions...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP465.23
EISBN: 9781786203656
... of oil during World War I. The period of reconstruction after World War II was also critical for the European oil and gas industry with further successful exploration for oil and gas in the East Midlands of England resulting in Britain’s first ‘oil boom’, and the discovery and development of deep gas...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1144/SP300.11
EISBN: 9781862395480
... of the past. This will make accessible the entire Much Wenlock Limestone succession in near vertical strata and mined cavities along with canal basins which provide waterway access to the canal networks beyond. This phase will include driving new tunnels and creating a host of underground experiences...
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Book Chapter

Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.ENG.2006.021.01.10
EISBN: 9781862393837
... of the railways, from the mid-19th century, the use of the canal system for freight transport gradually declined. During this period a reduction in the network took place, largely by infilling or redevelopment, and the use of canals is now primarily for leisure purposes although many strategic commercial canals...
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Journal Article
Published: 27 March 2015
Scottish Journal of Geology (2015) 51 (1): 81–94.
... elsewhere (e.g. the importation of Carboniferous stone from other parts of the Midland Valley)? Were more specialist materials, used in roofing and paving, also supplied from this area or from further afield? What was the role (if any) of the established canal and burgeoning rail network on the supply...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1144/SP300.14
EISBN: 9781862395480
... Important Geological/geomorphological Sites network. These sites are presently the focus of funded conservation and interpretation projects. The central English county of Warwickshire (Fig.  1 ) is dominated by an intensely farmed landscape of rolling hills and valleys, mainly less than 150 m above sea...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP465.14
EISBN: 9781786203656
... (a dinner club and informal learned society of prominent figures from the English Midlands), which included amongst its members Matthew Boulton and James Watt ( Hunt 1907 ; Tomory 2012 ). French chemists had adopted a more empirical approach to their work, developing accurate tools for the collection...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 November 2016
Economic Geology (2016) 111 (7): 1753–1781.
...). The orebodies consist of northeast-southwest to east-west veins and lenses hosted by Cryogenian black shales and gray-wackes and Neoproterozoic conglomerates, and are controlled by an east-west fault network, the so-called Imiter fault. Mineralogical and paleo-fluid geochemistry investigations (microthermometry...
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Journal Article
Published: 10 July 2019
Scottish Journal of Geology (2019) 55 (2): 166–177.
... and l–o ). Up to 13 growth zones form the crown; the new species is distinguished by having a large primordial growth zone filled with an interconnecting network of vascular canals and lacunae ( Fig. 9c , e and m–o ). Narrow canals extend down from this zone into the base. The number of grooves...
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Journal Article
Published: 09 November 2020
Scottish Journal of Geology (2021) 57 (1): sjg2020-009.
... to that of scales assigned to Haplacanthus perseensis   Gross, 1942 (the only Haplacanthus species with associated scales) from the Upper Devonian of Estonia ( Gross 1947 , text-fig. 15), differing mainly in having a more highly reticulated network of canals in the lower crown. However, the scales of H...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2008
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2008) 41 (2): 143–164.
... halved. Subsequently, the canal was extended to near Liverpool ( Smiles 1862 a ). Brindley later supervised the construction of the Grand Trunk Canal, which connected the Mersey with the Trent and Severn rivers, effectively serving much of the industries in the English Midlands. This canal required...
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Journal Article
Published: 07 November 2013
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2013) 46 (4): 405–420.
..., it did not reach wider national markets until the late 18th and 19th centuries, when suitable canal, rail and finally road networks were established, transforming traditional patterns of building stone supply and usage. Determining original sources of stone supply for any standing building...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2006
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2006) 39 (1): 5–50.
...), services and utilities (sewers, water conveyances, gas mains, pipelines and communications cables) and transport networks (tracks, roads, motorways, railways, rivers and canals). Frequently, reactivated faults have also disrupted agricultural land (through alteration of drainage and gradient) ( Fig. 2...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2013
Journal of Paleontology (2013) 87 (6): 1041–1059.
... median spine under the distal point of the crown. The circular to rhombic base is roughly equal-sided with a slightly swollen anterior base. The concave pulp cavity is arrow-shaped with the tip towards the posterior direction but extraneous material obscures the detail of the dentine canal openings...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2013
Mineralogical Magazine (2013) 77 (3): 227–248.
... centimetres of crystallized agate does not seem plausible. Some agates show ‘infiltration canals’: peculiar dilated structures pointing towards their outer edges that are eventually filled with silica. These canal structures have been discussed for over 150 years with a suggested function as a conduit...
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Series: Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 09 June 2020
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP29.16
EISBN: 9781786204653
... the Ripon area showing the easterly dipping dolomite and gypsum sequence cut into by the glacial valley of the River Ure. Table 16.1. The gypsiferous Triassic sequence forming part of the Mercia Mudstone Group in the English Midlands Chrono-stratigraphy Lithostratigraphy...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2005
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2005) 5 (4): 325–336.
... inverse distance weighting (IDW) ( Johnson et al . 2005 ). An example of a gridded urban soil geochemical map is given in Figure 3 and shows the concentrations of Pb in deeper (0.50 m) soils derived from a survey of 285 urban sites in the city of Wolverhampton in the English West Midlands undertaken...
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Book Chapter

Series: The Micropalaeontological Society, Special Publications, The Micropalaeontological Society, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 9781862396210
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Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP28.6
EISBN: 9781786203038
... England and parts of the English Midlands within the main Devensian ice-sheet limit. The Albion Glacigenic Group is subdivided into a number of formations and members while the Caledonia Glacigenic Group is subdivided into subglacigenic groups, formations and members. From geotechnical data classified...
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