III. On the Occurrence of Fossils in the Old Red Sandstone of Westmoreland

@article{NicholsonIIIOT,
  title={III. On the Occurrence of Fossils in the Old Red Sandstone of Westmoreland},
  author={H. A. Nicholson},
  journal={Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society},
  volume={1},
  pages={15 - 18}
}
The object of this communication is to give a short account of the discovery of organic remains in the Old Red Sandstone of Westmoreland, which has hitherto been believed to be wholly destitute of fossils. The whole of the Lake District proper, comprising a great part of Cumberland and Westmoreland, is composed, as is well known, of Silurian strata, which attain a probable thickness of 25,000 feet or thereabouts, usually striking E.N.E. and W.S.W., and having a normal dip to the S.S.E. usually… Expand
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