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  • Whitecliff

    Geoff Pettifer and Alan Holiday went to Whitecliff this morning and spent 2.5 hours clearing gorse and brambles. We also had some help from Rex Bale who lives nearby but unfortunately he had to leave early. At least we had some decent weather.

    As you can see from the pictures there is still more to do. I was pleased to see that the information board is in good condition and there were lots of people passing by interested to see what we were doing and why.


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    The old cliff on the north side of Parkstone Bay shows the junction of the Parkstone Clay Member with the underlying Parkstone Sand Member (Poole Formation, Bracklesham Group, Palaeogene).

    Stratigraphy from King, C. et al. (2016). A revised correlation of Tertiary rocks in the British Isles and adjacent areas of NW Europe. Geological Society of London, Special Reports. Volume 27.

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