The Palynostratigraphy of the Brassington Formation (Upper Miocene) of the Southern Pennines, Central England

  title={The Palynostratigraphy of the Brassington Formation (Upper Miocene) of the Southern Pennines, Central England},
  author={M. Pound and J. Riding and T. Donders and Jiřina Da{\vs}kov{\'a}},
The Brassington Formation of Derbyshire and Staffordshire in the southern Pennine hills of central England is a succession of sands, gravels and clays preserved within karstic cavities in Carboniferous Limestone. Varicoloured clays and a thin lignite within the uppermost unit (the Kenslow Member) at Kenslow Top Pit near Friden, Derbyshire has yielded abundant pollen, spores and plant remains. The palynoflora was previously assigned to the Late Miocene to Early Pliocene. The Brassington… Expand
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