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Geological notes and local details for 1:10 000 sheet TM 49 NW : Thurlton : part of 1:50 000 sheet 162 (Great Yarmouth)

By P.M. Hopson


This report describes the geology of the 1:10,000 sheet TM 49 NW (Figure 1)\ud which is included i n the l:5O,OOO Great Yarmouth (162) geological map. The\ud area was first surveyed by J H Blake and C Reid as part of the Old Series oneinch\ud sheets 67 SE (JHB) and 66 SE (CR/JHB) published i n 1882 and 1881\ud respectively. The primary six-inch survey of the Thurlton area was made by\ud P M Hopson in 1985 under the direction of D r R G Thurrell, Programme Manager,\ud Eastern England Land Survey. Uncoloured dye-line copies of the map can be\ud obtained from the British Geological Survey, Keyworth.\ud The area described covers part of the broad valley near the confluence of the\ud lower Yare and Waveney rivers, together with some gently undulating country\ud which rises towards the south west to a plateau founded on boulder clay

Publisher: British Geological Survey
Year: 1991
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