Subaqueous Shrinkage Cracks from the Caithness Flagstone Series (Middle Devonian) of Northeast Scotland

@inproceedings{Donovan1972SubaqueousSC,
  title={Subaqueous Shrinkage Cracks from the Caithness Flagstone Series (Middle Devonian) of Northeast Scotland},
  author={R. Nowell Donovan and R J Foster},
  year={1972}
}
ABSTRACT The Caithness Flagstones are part of a thick Middle Devonian sequence, generally considered part of the continental Old Red Sandstone facies, which crops out in northeast Scotland, including the islands of Orkney and Shetland. The succession consists of lacustrine and fluvial beds deposited in a large internal basin with no evidence of marine connections. Between 5 and 6 km thickness of light gray, red-brown and gray-green cross-bedded sandstone, greenish-gray laminated siltstone and… CONTINUE READING

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