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Geology of the Littleover area : 1:10,000 sheet SK33SW, part of 1:50,000 Sheet 141 (Loughborough)

By A.H. Cooper

Abstract

This account describes the geology of 1 : 10,000 sheet SK 33 SW (Littleover) covering the area\ud fiom Littleover southwards to the flank of the Trent valley. It includes the urban areas forming\ud the south-western parts of Derby, including Normanton and Sinfin. It also includes rural areas\ud between Derby and Findern. The rural ground in the south is fairly low-lying with an elevation\ud of up to 60m. The ground rises to the north reaching around 105 m above OD in the central parts\ud of Mickleover and Littleover. The central and northern part of the area is drained by Hell Brook,\ud the south-west by Dole Brook and the eastern part by an un-named brook between Normanton\ud and Sinfin. The map sheet lies within 1:50,000 Geological Sheet 141 (Loughborough)

Topics: Earth Sciences
Publisher: British Geological Survey
Year: 1997
OAI identifier: oai:nora.nerc.ac.uk:19819

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