Reported by Mr. W. H.
EASINGTON. A specimen of Post-Archaen granite from Angermanland or Aland. First specimen recognised by Dr. Munthe (see last year's report).
Reported by Mr. J. F.
WASSAND near HORNSEA. Behind Wassand Hall,. Coarse basalt. 4 x 3 x 2½ feet. Subangular.
Reported by Mr. HAROLD
WlLLERBY, near HULL. At the
east end of the
The following 38 boulders were noted, all of which were 6 inches and upwards in diameter.
6 Carboniferous limestone, striated.
5 Whinstone, deeply weathered.
6 Sandstone, probably Carboniferous.
3 Secondary rocks.
8 Granite, gneiss, etc.
Also a small boulder of
rhomb-porphyry 2 x 2 x 1 inches. Several specimens of
lanceolata (Schloth}, a form foreign to
Reported by Mr. THOS.
ATWICK. Shap granite. 38 x 32 x 28 inches.
BROUGH. Rhomb porphyry, 5 inches in diameter, rounded and much weathered, too feet above O.D., in the Mill Hill gravel quarry.
DIMLINGTON. Augite Syenite, 18 x 15 x 15 inches, in the Basement Clay.
HOLMPTON Shap Granite, a pebble.
HORNSEA. Shap Granite, a pebble in the purple clay.
WITHERNSEA. Shap Granite, two boulders. From the cliffs and beach, 36 specimens of Belemnitella lanceolata. Also numerous black and pink flints.
Reported by Mr. J. W. STATHER, F.G.S.
SCALBY MILLS near
When making the new rifle range near here, in September, 1897, the following section in boulder clay was visible:-
Upper clay (red) ...... 20 feet.
Lower clay (grey) ...... 20 feet.
[total] 40 feet,
In the bay (one mile broad) between Cromer point and Long Nab, is a group of 11 Shap Granite boulders, the largest of which is 6 x 5 x 5 feet.
J.W. STATHER, Secretary.
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