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Journal Article
Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 March 2017
Clay Minerals (2017) 52 (1): 25-50.
...Jennifer Huggett; Jacob Adetunji; Fred Longstaffe; David Wray Abstract Glaucony is present in the Palaeocene sediments of the London Basin, from the Thanet Sand Formation to the gravel beds at the base of the Lower Mottled Beds of the Reading Formation. The Upnor Formation glaucony is a rare...
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UF, <b>Upnor</b> <b>Formation</b>; TS, Thanet Sand; CK, Chalk; GWL, groundwater level.
Published: 15 January 2018
Fig. 5. UF, Upnor Formation; TS, Thanet Sand; CK, Chalk; GWL, groundwater level.
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<b>Upnor</b> <b>Formation</b> Pebble Bed material.
Published: 01 May 2011
Fig. 13 Upnor Formation Pebble Bed material.
Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.2110/pec.95.04.0275
EISBN: 9781565760912
... record across much of southern England indicating an hiatus >0.5 my between the Ormesby Clay-Thanet Sand Formations and the Lambeth Group. However, in Central London the basal unit of the Lambeth Group, the Upnor Formation, contains a record of C25n. The bulk of the Lambeth Group, the Harwich...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2013
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2013) 46 (3): 293-302.
...J. Standing; R. Ghail; D. Coyne Abstract Air at high pressure has recently been encountered during ground investigation borehole drilling for the Thames Tideway project in London. The air was released from within the Upnor Formation (at the base of the Lambeth Group beds), which is at the top...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2013
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2013) 46 (2): 167-177.
...T. G. Newman; R. C. Ghail; J. A. Skipper Abstract Deoxygenated air poses a serious, life-threatening hazard (confined space hypoxia) for engineering projects in London, particularly within the Upnor Formation of the Lambeth Group. This paper reviews its causes and postulates that it was induced...
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Green rust (bluish surface colour) in fresh core sample from the <b>Upnor</b> Form...
Published: 01 May 2013
Fig. 12. Green rust (bluish surface colour) in fresh core sample from the Upnor Formation (photograph by B. Patel).
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2008
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2008) 41 (3): 279-290.
.... The proportion of sand beds varies greatly, and may constitute more than half the formation, dominantly in the basal part. Thickness is 0–12 m locally Part of Reading Beds under traditional nomenclature. Now regarded as the upper member of the Lambeth Formation Upnor Formation Tertiary Palaeocene Fine...
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Journal Article
Published: 03 May 2016
Journal of Micropalaeontology (2016) 35 (2): 133-142.
... sequence in the basin. This unit is followed by a succession of three formations: Woolwich, Reading and Upnor formations, which are part of the Lambeth Group ( Ellison et al. 2004 ). The Eocene Harwich Formation overlies the Lambeth Group; it is mainly composed of sand, clayey sand and pebbles. This thin...
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Piezometric amplitude v. distance from River Thames. RTD, River Terrace Dep...
Published: 15 January 2018
Fig. 6. Piezometric amplitude v. distance from River Thames. RTD, River Terrace Deposits; chalk, Chalk Group; UF/TS, Upnor Formation/Thanet Sand Formation.
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The Cobham Lignite Bed at Scalers Hill, Cobham, Kent, UK, showing the lamin...
Published: 01 January 2007
, sand and mud unit; U, Upnor Formation. White bar indicates the unit studied (i.e. the laminated lignite). Scale bar represents 1 m. (b) Stratigraphic context of the Cobham Lignite Bed (including the laminated lignite (LL) studied herein), in a lithological log of Upnor Formation (base not seen
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Representative XRD traces of typical clay mineral assemblages from the Late...
Published: 01 March 2006
F ig . 10. Representative XRD traces of typical clay mineral assemblages from the Late Paleocene and Early Eocene (a) Ormesby Clay Formation, (b) Thanet Sand Formation, (c) Upnor Formation, (d) Woolwich Formation, (e) Reading Formation, (f) Harwich Formation. S = smectite, I = illite, K = kaolin
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Farringdon Station geology ( Davis &amp; Duarte 2015 ). MG, made ground; RT...
Published: 15 May 2019
Fig. 7. Farringdon Station geology ( Davis & Duarte 2015 ). MG, made ground; RTD, River Terrace deposits; LG, Lambeth Group; UMB, Upper Mottled Beds; LMB, Lower Mottled Beds; LB, Laminated Beds; LSB, Lower Shelley Beds; UF, Upnor Formation; TS, Thanet Sand Formation.
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Fracture surface scanning electron micrographs: (a) Heulandite-clinoptiloli...
Published: 01 March 2006
F ig . 11. Fracture surface scanning electron micrographs: (a) Heulandite-clinoptilolite in the Ormesby Clay Formation (130 m); (b) smectite-dominated interval, Upnor Formation, Shotley borehole (35.5 m); (c) smectite- and illite-dominated clay assemblage from the London Clay Formation, Staines
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Reports
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SR27.11
EISBN: 9781862397071
... The Eocene succession in this area comprises the majority of the Moray Group (Sele Formation, excluding Unit S1a, Dornoch Formation, Beauly Formation and Balder Formation) and the overlying Stronsay Group (Horda and Mousa formations). The earliest Sele Formation (late Thanetian, Unit S1a...
Journal Article
Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 March 2006
Clay Minerals (2006) 41 (1): 5-46.
...F ig . 10. Representative XRD traces of typical clay mineral assemblages from the Late Paleocene and Early Eocene (a) Ormesby Clay Formation, (b) Thanet Sand Formation, (c) Upnor Formation, (d) Woolwich Formation, (e) Reading Formation, (f) Harwich Formation. S = smectite, I = illite, K = kaolin...
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Journal Article
Published: 17 May 2016
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2016) 49 (2): 147-153.
... be identified by a thick mélange of units, with chalk fragments; downward migration of glauconitic sand and flint pebbles from the Thanet–Upnor Formations; and Chalk bedrock strata elevated by 6–12 m above the local average ( Hutchinson 1980 ; Banks et al. 2015 ). Many identified hollows lie in the South...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2009
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2009) 42 (1): 5-20.
...T. Newman Abstract Abstract The Thames Water Ring Main has been driven through the various Palaeogene deposits of London and the underlying Cretaceous Chalk. Much of the tunnel alignment was designed to keep within the London Clay Formation over the western half of the project, although discovery...
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Journal Article
Published: 13 November 2017
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2017) 51 (1): 23-30.
... Ordnance Datum (AOD) (+107 m above tunnel datum (ATD)). Therefore, in addition to the ground investigations, a comprehensive programme of pumping tests was carried out in the different strata: Harwich Formation, sand units in Lambeth Group (above the Mid Lambeth Hiatus), Upnor Formation, Thanet Sand...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Geology of Series
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1144/GOEWP.17
EISBN: 9781862393882
... in the 19th century a distinction was drawn between the ‘solid’ rock formations, which often show a regular stratigraphic order and uniform thickness because of deposition in extensive marine basins, and the thinner, unconsolidated and much more variable ‘drift’ or superficial formations now known to result...
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