A New Stratigraphical Fact in the Thames Basin


IT will interest geologists to learn of the occurrence in this neighbourhood, below the Tertiary plateau gravels, of a bed (not a boulder) of marly, lignitiferous, glauconitiferous limestone, full of fossils, about the Upper Eocene or Oligocene age, of which there can scarcely be a doubt. Fuller particulars are reserved for a later communication either to NATURE or the Geological Magazine, when the fossils have been exactly identified and the investigation completed.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


All prices are NET prices.

Author information

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article


By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.