A Peat Bed in the Drift of Oldham

  title={A Peat Bed in the Drift of Oldham},
  author={JAS. NIELD},
WE have here lately discovered a bed of peat intercalated with beds of undisturbed “glacial drift.” I believe this phenomenon, if not unique, is very rare in England, and may, therefore, be interesting to your readers. In the depth of a section of 14 feet there are two thick beds of drift with washings of fine clay, and, midway in the section, a well… CONTINUE READING