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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2007
Geosphere (2007) 3 (4): 199-219.
...Joyce Lundberg; Donald A. McFarlane Abstract The significance of the stratigraphic record in Kents Cavern, Devon, United Kingdom, to the interpretation of the British Quaternary is confirmed on the basis of a thorough reexamination of the deposits in concert with 2 new Al-Be cosmogenic and 34 new...
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Figure 1. (A) Location of <b>Kents</b> <b>Cavern</b>, southwest England, in relation to t...
in > Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2007
Figure 1. (A) Location of Kents Cavern, southwest England, in relation to the glacial limits for the Devensian, MIS 2, and the Anglian, MIS 12, glaciations (glacial limits after Cullingford, 1982 ; Croot and Griffiths, 2001 ). (B) Location of Kents Cavern at the northern end of the town
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Figure 3. Sampling sites and names of main passages in <b>Kents</b> <b>Cavern</b>. Outlin...
in > Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2007
Figure 3. Sampling sites and names of main passages in Kents Cavern. Outline survey is based on Proctor and Smart (1989) , with modifications.
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Figure 19. The Pleistocene depositional history of <b>Kents</b> <b>Cavern</b> summarized ...
in > Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2007
Figure 19. The Pleistocene depositional history of Kents Cavern summarized on the time line. The marine oxygen isotope curve is from Bassinot et al. (1994) , as are the stage markers (shown here as red triangles). The radiometric dates are shown with 2σ error bars. Periods of clastic sedimentation
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.8
EISBN: 9781862397125
... valleys, descended mines, visited smelters and collected minerals and must be regarded as among the earliest geotourists. Many sites which they visited, such as Roche Rock in Cornwall, Kent’s Cavern in Devon and Wookey Hole in Somerset, became major attractions for geoscientists in the following centuries...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2016
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2016) 22 (2): 93-111.
... at least 15 m of Juniata to reach the bottom of Mountain Lake, and then further dissolve through 457 m of Martinsburg [Reedsville- Trenton] to make a sinkhole.” However, Williams (2003) , in his Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science, provides an account of subjacent karst collapse sinkholes in caverns...
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Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.2110/sepmsp.105.11
EISBN: 9781565763241
... reservoir. Progradational clinoforms are not visible in the wedge, but local amplitude bursts interpreted as zones with enlarged fractures and cavernous nonmatrix porosity are visible. The platform subcompartment is shown as aligned with the margin of the aggradational late Visean sequence. The figure...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2006
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (2006) 54 (1): 22-36.
...Qilong Fu; Hairuo Qing; Katherine M. Bergman Abstract Paleokarst of the Winnipegosis mud mounds is mainly characterized by extensive solution features and cavity deposits. Solution features vary from millimetre-size vugs/channels to metre-scale caverns. Most solution voids are filled with anhydrite...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2014
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2014) 84 (8): 664-693.
... features such as many of the fractures and caverns were not studied in this plug-based project. The preferential growth of stage 1 calcite, at the millimeter scale, is controlled by the size and orientation of the crystals forming the pore walls. The nodular masses and restriction of stage 1 calcite...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2009
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2009) 79 (6): 416-439.
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Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.2110/pec.01.70.0061
EISBN: 9781565761926
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2008
Geological Magazine (2008) 145 (1): 105-147.
... morphology of the fissure is of a cavernous nature with the convex walls indicating the widened tube that forms, typically, in phreatic conditions ( Sweeting, 1972 ). The walls bear horizontal grooves, upon which are superimposed large, symmetrical, solutional cusp markings (see Fig. 11b ). Comparison...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP281.15
EISBN: 9781862395299
... Joseph Prestwich, a friend of Falconer and a London wine merchant who spent all his spare time ‘geologizing’. They lived at Shoreham near Sevenoaks in Kent and, between 1874 and 1887, lived for part of the year in Oxford after Prestwich's appointment as professor of geology at the university...
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Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1306/M77973
EISBN: 9781629810041
...) Dissolution (the leaching of unstable minerals forming secondary pores, vugs, or caverns) Replacement of one mineral by another (or “inversion”, the replacement of one polymorph of a mineral by another) Recrystallization or strain recrystallization (changes in crystal size, strain state, or geometry...
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Series: Geophysical Developments Series
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1190/1.9781560802235.ch10
EISBN: 9781560802235
... dolomite sediment can be found in the cavernous porosity. Cavern collapse has not been recognized at Saleski on the basis of seismic data and well control. In areas where leaching is less severe, it is possible to observe subvertical burrows 0.4–1.0 cm in width ( Figure 4b ). A computed tomography (CT...
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Dating humans and human activity during the last glacial period.  ( A ) Max...
in > Elements
Published: 01 February 2013
F igure 4 Dating humans and human activity during the last glacial period. ( A ) Maxilla (or jaw bone) with 3 teeth from Kents Cavern, UK, discovered in 1927. The calibrated age of the bone determined after using ultrafiltration pretreatment is 41.5–44.2 ka, some 6 ka older than the original
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2013
Journal of the Geological Society (2013) 170 (3): 535-538.
... but vigorously contested co-occurrence of human remains and artefacts with extinct, ‘Pre-Noachian’ mammals had become a central philosophical debate in the Natural Sciences. Careful excavations at Kents Cavern (Devon, England) by the Rev. J. MacEnery ( MacEnery 1859 ), and later by William Pengelly, were...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2010
Geosphere (2010) 6 (4): 379-395.
.... Flowstones in Kents Cavern also show a hiatus after the MIS 5e growth, with growth resuming ca. 103 ka ( Lundberg and McFarlane, 2007 ). We suspect that Victoria Cave underwent renewed speleothem formation at that time and note that Gascoyne (1980) collected flowstone from high up on back wall...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 February 2013
Elements (2013) 9 (1): 45-51.
...F igure 4 Dating humans and human activity during the last glacial period. ( A ) Maxilla (or jaw bone) with 3 teeth from Kents Cavern, UK, discovered in 1927. The calibrated age of the bone determined after using ultrafiltration pretreatment is 41.5–44.2 ka, some 6 ka older than the original...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2009
South African Journal of Geology (2009) 112 (2): 109-124.
...) units. The TZP only occur locally, in the centre of the collapsing cavern structure (Figure 6 ). Since the deposit is almost identical to the lower LGP, only with more matrix material, this may correlate with spalling of kaolin-rich cherty-dolomite off the cavern walls during one of the uplift events...
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