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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***** 535
 Date Entered 24/05/2012
 Updated on 24/05/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 23/05/2012
 Location Arkengarthdale. Little Punchard Gill. Plant fossils from strata of the Main Limestone Cyclotherm.
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid NY 962 040
 Altitude 417m
 Geology Fossils of the rootstock of Stigmaria ficoides from strata of the Main Limestone Cyclotherm.
 Record Name Arkengarthdale. Little Punchard Gill. Plant fossils from strata of the Main Limestone Cyclotherm.
 Record Description Photos 1- Stigmaria ficoides (British Palaeozoic Fossils Plate 38, No 3) in fractured fallen block of sandstone. Little Punchard Gill.
 Dimensions See photos
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 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
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 Image 1 ID 2961         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Little Punchard Gill view upstream towards ravine cut through the main Limestone.
 Image 2 ID 2962         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Fallen blocks of sandstone split to reveal Stigmaria ficoides. Now washed away downstream after flooding.
 Image 3 ID 2963         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 5 ID 2965         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 6 ID 2966         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 7 ID 2967         Click image to enlarge
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