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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 798
 Date Entered 10/04/2014
 Updated on 10/04/2014
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 01/04/2014
 Location Greenber Edge
 Civil Parish Thornton Rust
 Brit. National Grid SD 950 870
 Altitude 400m
 Geology Sandstone scarp and talus below Three Yard Limestone.
 Record Name Trace fossils seen during the walk by SWAAG members across Greenber Edge on 1st April 2014
 Record Description Trace fossils of soft bodied marine organisms, jelly fish, possibly trails of worms and perhaps crustaceans. Since these creatures are short lived the fossils must have been buried quickly within rapidly forming sediments. Information John Russell.
 Dimensions See photos
 Additional Notes The image of the jelly fish (Image No 8) is from one of the very fine images at an open air preview of the Edinburgh Science Festival.
 Image 1 ID 5351         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Impression of a soft bodied plant or other marine organism on sandstone.
 Image 2 ID 5354         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Detail of last showing that the subject was stemmed.
 Image 3 ID 5353         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Possible jelly fish impression. These were the most frequent fossil impressions seen.
 Image 4 ID 5357         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 5 ID 5355         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 6 ID 5356         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Possible linear marine plant remains
 Image 7 ID 5358         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description U tube, worm trace fossil
 Image 8 ID 5350         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Live jelly fish. Image from outdoor preview of the Edinburgh Science Festival
 Image 9 ID 5337         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description View eastward from the track from Thornton Rust to Carpley Green with Green ber Edge in mid distance.
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