Excursion to Ponder's End. Saturday, April 3rd, 1909 - Geologists' Association excursion

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Geologists' Association Circular No. 107 Session 1908 1909 p2.

Excursion to Ponder's End. Saturday, April 3rd, 1909. (Transcription from GA Circular No. 107 Session 1908 1909 p2

DIRECTORS W. WHITAKER, B.A., F.R.S., F.G.S., AND A. S. KENNARD, F.G.S.

EXCURSION SECRETARY : MISS JOHNSTON, "Hazelwood," Wimbledon Hill, S.W.

Leave Liverpool Street Station at 1.49, due Chingford at 2.21. Take cheap return tickets to Chingford, 1s.

Visit the extensive sections exposed in the excavations for the new reservoirs at Ponder's End, showing Holocene alluvial deposits resting on Pleistocene gravel. Molluscan remains are very common in the alluvial beds, and mammalian remains also occur.

There are good sections in the works for photographing especially worth recording, as they will be destroyed.

Tea at the Bull Inn, Chingford. Plain tea, 1s. ; with eggs, 1s. 6d. ; with ham, 1s. 9d.

Return train : Chingford 7.25, due Liverpool Street Station 7.58.

Total walking distance four miles.

REFERENCES.

Geological Survey Map, Sheet 1 ; N.W. or London District, Sheet 2 (new). Price 3s.

Ordnance Map, Sheet 256. Price 1s.

1872. WHITAKER, W.—"Geology of London Basin." Mem. Geol. Survey, vol. iv.

1884. SMITH, W. G.—"On a Palaeolithic Floor in North-East London." Journ. Anthrop. Instit., vol. xiii.

1890. WOODWARD, B. B.—"On the Pleistocene Non-Marine Molluscs of the London District." Proc. Geol. Assoc., vol. xi, p. 349 (part 8, 2s.).

1897. KENNARD, A. S., and WOODWARD, B. B.—" The Post Pliocene Non-Marine Mollusca of Essex. Essex Nat. vol. x, p. 91.

1897. WILSON, T. HAY.—" Note on Sections in the Lea Valley at South Tottenham." Essex Nat., vol. x, p.

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Page 61 P805317 Sections in low level gravels near Ponders End Station. Excursion to Ponders End, April 3rd 1909.
Page 61 P805318 Sections in low level gravels near Ponders End Station. Excursion to Ponders End, April 3rd 1909.
Page 61 P805319 Cervical vertebra of Bos primigenius. Excursion to Ponders End, April 3rd 1909.
Page 63 P805320 Low level gravels near Ponders End Station. Deposited under Arctic conditions as shown from the seeds of Arctic plants found. Excursion to Ponders End, April 3rd 1909.
Page 63 P805321 Low level gravels near Ponders End Station. Deposited under Arctic conditions as shown from the seeds of Arctic plants found. Excursion to Ponders End, April 3rd 1909.
Page 63 P805322 Low level gravels near Ponders End Station. Deposited under Arctic conditions as shown from the seeds of Arctic plants found. Excursion to Ponders End, April 3rd 1909.