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Geology and land-use planning: Morpeth-Bedlington-Ashington. Part 2, geology : 1:10000 sheets NZ28NW, NE, SW, SE and NZ38NW, SW : parts of 1:50000 geological sheets 9 (Rothbury), 10 (Newbiggin), 14 (Morpeth) and 15 (Tynemouth)

Lawrence, D.J.D.; Jackson, I.. 1990 Geology and land-use planning: Morpeth-Bedlington-Ashington. Part 2, geology : 1:10000 sheets NZ28NW, NE, SW, SE and NZ38NW, SW : parts of 1:50000 geological sheets 9 (Rothbury), 10 (Newbiggin), 14 (Morpeth) and 15 (Tynemouth). Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 126pp. (WA/90/019) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

The Morpeth-Ashington-Bedlington area forms part of the Northumberland Coalfield. Coal mining and its decline has left a legacy of reclaimed and unreclaimed spoil heaps, uncharted old workings, subsidence and abandoned shafts. Large areas of variably restored opencast coal and brick clay workings are equally common. Resources of coal and industrial minerals remain, despite the long history of mining and quarrying.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Other
Funders/Sponsors: NERC, Department of the Environment
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed
Additional Keywords: Quaternary, Carboniferous
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 16 Mar 2015 11:37 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/510112

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