TRANSACTIONS

OF THE

HULL

GEOLOG ICAL

SOCIETY

BOULDER COMMITTEE'S REPORT.

August, 1900.

 

By Mr. Thos. SHEPPARD, F.G.S.

BURSTWICK GRAVEL PIT, HOI.DERNESS. Shap granite, 8" by 6". Rhomb-porphyry, 4" by 4":

 

By Mr. J. W. STATHER, ,F.G.S.

ATWICK. At the foot of cliffs. Shap granite, 18" by 20" by I4". Augite-syenite (Larvikite) 18" by 18" by I2". Rhomb-porphyry. Several pebbles.

FORDON ON THE WOLDS. 250 feet O.D. Gneiss, 24" by 12" by 12", Basalt, 30" by 24" by 24"; planed on one side. Carboniferous sandstone, 24" by 12" by 12".

KIRKMOORGATE, near ROBIN HOODS BAY. 600 feet O.D. Rhomb-porphyry, 7" by 4" by 4". Also two smaller pebbles of same.

PEAKE, YORKSHIRE COAST. 6oo feet O.D. In thick glacial gravel quarry above the Railway Station. Shap granite, 18" by 15" by I2". Rhomb-porphyry; four small boulders.

RUNSWICK BAY. (I) Shap granite. 30" by 24". On beach near village. (2) Do. 66" by 48" by 36". Ditto. (3) Brockram, I2" by 8'2 (4) Magnesian Limestone, 6o" by 48" by 36" (5) Shap granite, 24" by 24" by 18". (6) Shap granite, 48" by 36". (7) Shap granite, 24" by 48". This group, with probably many others, occurs in the bed of the largest of the four or five becks which run into the bay.

SPEETON: Shap granite, 12" by 8" by 8".

STUMP HOWE. 8 miles west of Whitby. 650 feet, O.D. Rhomb porphyry; a pebble.

 

JNO. W. STATHER, HON. SECRETARY,

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