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Lithology of Hunstanton Cliffs, near the lighthouse. Looking SE. The Lower Chalk is divided here into two zones, the lower being that of Schloenbachia varians and the upper that of Holaster subglobosus. The junction of the zones is taken at the base of the Totternhoe Stone. This last named is a bed of distinctive grey marly griity chalk, seen here running across the middle of the chalk face. The characteristic rubbly texture of the chalk of the varians zone as contrasted with the more flaggy subglobus zone is well seen here. The marked bedding planes at the top and bottom of the Red Rock are erosion surfaces.

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current08:54, 22 May 2014Thumbnail for version as of 08:54, 22 May 20141,000 × 813 (442 KB)Dbk (talk | contribs)Lithology of Hunstanton Cliffs, near the lighthouse. Looking SE. The Lower Chalk is divided here into two zones, the lower being that of Schloenbachia varians and the upper that of Holaster subglobosus. The junction of the zones is taken at the base of...
14:38, 21 May 2014Thumbnail for version as of 14:38, 21 May 20141,000 × 813 (442 KB)Dbk (talk | contribs)Lithology of Hunstanton Cliffs, near the lighthouse. Looking SE. The Lower Chalk is divided here into two zones, the lower being that of Schloenbachia varians and the upper that of Holaster subglobosus. The junction of the zones is taken at the base of...
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