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Journal Article
Published: 15 August 2016
Journal of Micropalaeontology (2017) 36 (1): 127–135.
... (Purfleet) and MIS 11 (Hoxnian) interglacial sites are mapped onto established palaeogeographies of the Thames–Medway river system, revealing distribution patterns indicative of a salinity gradient from west (freshwater) to east (brackish estuarine) in both cases. Comparisons with the ostracod biofacies...
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Journal Article
Published: 12 October 2021
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2021) qjegh2021-028.
... of the London Platform beneath the Medway estuary. Such leakage could be promoted by intensive historical abstraction from the Chalk but might also be evidence for faulting controlling the river's lower course, although this remains speculative. The absence of detectable LGS water in the Funton Brickworks...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2003
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2003) 36 (1): 17–34.
... a significant thickness of recent alluvium and terrace gravel found along the valleys of the Thames and Medway rivers, and the Head deposits and Clay-with-flints overlying the bedrock in the upland areas. The route also crosses areas of intense human activity including ancient chalk mines (deneholes...
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Journal Article
Published: 11 January 2017
Journal of Micropalaeontology (2017) 36 (1): 3–6.
..., Benardout & Whittaker (2016) examine the occurrence of torosa and associated ostracods from (marine isotope stage) MIS 9 and MIS 11 interglacial deposits of the early Thames–Medway river system by comparison with the study of ostracod biofacies in the modern Thames Estuary of Kilenyi (1969...
Journal Article
Published: 09 September 2020
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2021) 54 (2): qjegh2020-024.
... connects into a NW–SE-aligned section of the River Medway known as Limehouse reach. A syncline occurs to the north of the Luton Valley Anticline running between Hartlip and Rainham. This is accompanied to the north by an anticline running through Sittingbourne. Strike folding is indicated by significant...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1970
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1970) 3 (2): 85–117.
.... A pinnacle of chalk penetrating the Eocene on the floor of a buried river-channel at Ashford Hill, near Newbury, Berkshire Q. Jl geol. Soc. Lond. 1952 108 233 260 Hey R. W. Highly quartzose pebble gravels in the London basin Proc. geol. Ass. 1965 76 London 403 420 Hill H. P...
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2012
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2012) 45 (2): 243–247.
... deposit variability is known; for instance, in the glacial gravels over Chalk in Hertfordshire. Borehole spacing is often now reduced considerably where rapid differences in mineral thickness occurs over short lateral distances, such as at the edges of river terrace deposits or where a bedrock surface...
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Journal Article
Published: 31 August 2018
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2018) 62 (2): 106–115.
... scarp-slope streams and long dipslope streams with a few, widely spaced major valleys that breach the escarpments: for example, those that carry the Rivers Arun, Mole, Medway and Thames. It is reasonable to assume, given that the stratigraphy of the Chalk is similar to that of the unglaciated areas...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1996
Journal of the Geological Society (1996) 153 (1): 151–162.
... Heritage Archaeological Report 1994 5 1 Hawkins A. B. The buried channel of the Bristol Avon Geological Magazine 1962 99 369 374 Kirby R. The sediment budget of the erosional zone of the Medway Estuary, Kent Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association 1990 101 63 77...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 1981
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1981) 14 (4): 325–346.
.... & Toombs, A. F. 1978 . Site investigation aspects of the River Medway cable tunnels. Supp. Report 451 , Transport and Road Research Laboratory, 45 pp. 38. Dumbleton, M. J. & Toombs, A. F. 1978 . Site investigation aspects of the Empingham reservoir tunnels. Lab...
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2000
Seismological Research Letters (2000) 71 (3): 364–374.
... Jan. 1728 0330 24 Dec. 1727 10:30 PM 4.5 Newbury, Hampton, NH; Charles River; Casco Bay; Boston (N. side Mass. Bay) 5 Jan. 1728 25 Dec. 1727 2 more events 9 Jan. 1728 29 Dec. 1727 Westborough (?) (probably 24 Dec. event) 12 Jan. 1728 1900 1 Jan. 1728 2:00 PM Hampton 15...
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Published: 01 November 1997
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1997) 30 (4): 293–424.
.... English Edition (Trans. T. R. Paton). Allen and Unwin, London. Dumbleton, M. J., Fowler, P. P. & Toombes, A. F. 1978a. Site investigation aspects of the River Medway cable tunnels. TRRL SR451 . Transport and Road Research Laboratory, Crowthorne, Department of the Environment. Dumbleton, M...
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2011
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2011) 44 (2): 147–158.
...: andreas.charalambous@hydrolaw.com ) 08 09 2009 25 06 2010 © 2011 Geological Society of London 2011 There is little archaeological evidence and only fragmentary documentary evidence on the ancient or primitive water laws. Many of the ancient civilizations flourished in river valleys...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Reports
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1144/SR23.4
EISBN: 9781786202864
... present valley of the River Lea. The material is predominantly flint with minor exotic constituents. Correlations between the Lea, Darent, Cray and Medway Valleys and Southeast Essex (Dengie Peninsula and Southend Area & the Tendring Plateau) and oxygen isotope stratigraphy Table 14...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2011
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2011) 44 (4): 419–444.
..., the orientation and frequency of fractures in the Chalk, and the depth and style of weathering in the Chalk outcrop close to the River Thames. ( b ) Continuation of the section for Swanscombe Pit (Bluewater Shopping Centre, Fig. 5 ), shown in ( a ), upwards through the Seaford Chalk Formation above the Shoreham...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2005
Earthquake Spectra (2005) 21 (4): 929–966.
...Dominic Assimaki, M.EERI; Eduardo Kausel, M.EERI; George Gazetas, M.EERI In the Ms 5.9 Athens, Greece, earthquake, surprisingly heavy damage occurred on the eastern bank of the Kifissos River canyon. To explore whether the particular topographic relief and/or the local soil conditions have...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2010) 80 (11): 1032–1045.
... unconformity and the Ostracod Member ( Fig. 2 ; Cant and Abrahmson 1994 ; modified in Zaitlin et al. 2002 ) exhibits the major depositional trends across the WCSB. There is a pronounced thickening toward the northwest, and three north–south paleodrainage systems (Spirit River, Edmonton Channel, and McMurray...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1144/SP362.3
EISBN: 9781862396104
... of the river. One of these was on the Isle of Sheppey, at Sheerness, on the eastern side of the River Medway where it flows into the Thames (Fig. 2 ). This part of the Medway had been fortified previously in the 14th century when the Plantagenet King Edward III (1312–1377) had ordered a castle to be built...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2000.175.01.28
EISBN: 9781862394230
... of main river valleys such as the Medway suggests intense utilization of the river valleys, though later sedimentation has largely masked all traces of settlement (see also Williams & Brown 1999 , p. 17). In the Bronze Age an agricultural site is noted at Gravesend (Drewett et al. 1988 , fig...
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Journal Article
Published: 07 November 2013
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2013) 46 (4): 405–420.
... to the building site. Kentish Ragstone (Hythe Formation), for example, from the Lower Cretaceous in Kent and generally only suitable as rubblestone, was used extensively in London from Roman times primarily because the numerous Ragstone quarries had easy access to the city using the River Medway and its...
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