A New Stratigraphical Fact in the Thames Basin

Abstract

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.

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