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The Base of the Devonian, with special reference to the Welsh Borderland

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There is a tiny but very interesting inlier of Upper Ludlovian and Lower Downtonian rocks at Saltwells, near Stourbridge. It has been described in detail by Messrs. W. W. King and W. J. Lewis, and will not be redescribed here.



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page 367 note 1 King, & Lewis, , Geol. Mag., 1912, pp. 437 et seq.

page 367 note 2 King, & Lewis, , Proc. Birmingham Nat. Hist. and Phil. Soc., vol. xiv, 1917, p. 90.

page 368 note 1 King, , “The Plexography of South Staffordshire”: Trans. Inst. Min. Eng., vol. lxi, 1921, p. 151.

page 368 note 2 King, , Abs. Proc. Geol. Soc., No. 1075, 19th 11, 1921, pp. 67.

page 369 note 1 Elles, & Slater, , op. cit.

page 369 note 2 Roberts, & Randall, , “On the Upper Silurian passage-beds at Linley, Salop”: Q.J.G.S., vol. xix, 1863, pp. 229–32.

page 369 note 3 Phillips, , “The Malvern Hills compared with the Palæozoic Districts of Abberley, etc.”: Mem. Geol. Surv., vol. ii, pt. i, 1848, pp. 94100.

page 370 note 1 Piper, , “The Passage Beds at Ledbury”: Trans. Woolhope Nat. F.C., 18951897, pp. 310–3.

page 370 note 2 These are not entirely synchronous with the Temeside Shales as suggested by the writer in his former paper, but include representatives of higher beds.

page 371 note 1 Strickland, , “On a protruded mass of Upper Ludlow Rock at Hagley Park in Herefordshire”: Q.J.G.S., vol. viii, 1852, pp. 381–5.

page 372 note 1 Phillips, , op. cit., p. 175.

The Base of the Devonian, with special reference to the Welsh Borderland

  • L. Dudley Stamp


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