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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 601
 Date Entered 03/09/2012
 Updated on 03/09/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 02/09/2012
 Location Hope Moor
 Civil Parish Hope
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude above 500m
 Geology Sandstone strata in the Richmond Chert series
 Record Name Trace fossils on sandstone. Slab No One.
 Record Description Trace fossils made by different animals well preserved in fine grained sandstone. These trace fossils remain where located and are absolutely fresh and despite their appearance, are vulnerable to frost action and are very fragile. They are of museum quality and could be useful for research. Some effort will be made to have these fossils identified.
 Dimensions See photo
 Additional Notes Close examination of the photo reveals that the trailing trackmarks and other more concentrated marks on this slab were made by more than one different species of animal.
 Image 1 ID 3280         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Trace fossils on slab of sandstone. Richmond Chert Series. Slab No One.
 Image 2 ID 3281         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The same slab, detail.
 Image 3 ID 3282         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description The same slab, detail.
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