Discussion on evidence for an unconformity at the base of the Eycott Volcanic Group
Soper, N.J.; Cooper, A.H.; Hughes, R.A.; Millward, D.; Molyneux, S.G.. 1993 Discussion on evidence for an unconformity at the base of the Eycott Volcanic Group. Geological Magazine, 130 (02). 271-273. 10.1017/S0016756800009936Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
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Millward & Molyneux (1992) have presented convincing evidence for the existence of a major unconformity between the Eycott Volcanic Group and the underlying Skiddaw Group. We agree with their conclusion that the new interpretation re-opens the debate about a pre-volcanic phase of deformation in the Ordovician of the English Lake District. The continuing British Geological Survey mapping programme has provided further evidence that there was such a phase. Its nature and products are crucial to the understanding of the deformation history of the Lake District Lower Palaeozoic inlier, particularly with respect to the structural complexity of the Skiddaw Group.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1017/S0016756800009936|
|Programmes:||BGS Programmes > Geology and Landscape Northern|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Earth Sciences|
|Date made live:||10 Aug 2012 12:55|
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