VIII. On the Strata in the Neighbourhood of Bristol.

@article{BrightVIIIOT,
  title={VIII. On the Strata in the Neighbourhood of Bristol.},
  author={Richard Bright},
  journal={Transactions of the Geological Society},
  volume={S1-4},
  pages={193 - 209}
}
  • R. Bright
  • Geology
  • Transactions of the Geological Society
An elevated ridge of land divides the vale of Bristol from the plain which is watered by the Severn. The parallel strata which compose this ridge rise towards the north-west at an angle of about 45° emerging from beneath the horizontal beds upon which the lower part of Bristol is built, and are afterwards broken off as they come in succession to the surface. At the base of the western escarpment of this ridge the lowest of the highly inclined strata abut with their broken edges against the… 
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