Measurement of rates of surface lowering of limestone in the southern Pennines: an example in the Wye catchment, Derbyshire, \{UK\}
  • 【DOI】

    10.1016/j.pgeola.2013.10.006

  • 【摘要】

    AbstractMeasurement of the differential denudation between chert and limestone in a Carboniferous limestone sequence that was cut during excavations for a railway tunnel (in 1865) has provided a means... 展开>>AbstractMeasurement of the differential denudation between chert and limestone in a Carboniferous limestone sequence that was cut during excavations for a railway tunnel (in 1865) has provided a means of assessing limestone dissolution rates in a valley side setting in the southern Pennines over the last 鈭?50 years. Dissolution rates of 0.031?mm/annum have been determined. This rate falls within the range of previously determined limestone dissolution rates in the UK, which have been described in the context of different methods of measurement and the difference in denudations rates over time. 收起<<

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  • 【刊期】

    Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 2014年1期

  • 【语种】

    eng