Reported by Mr. G. W. B. MacTurk.
Reported by Mr. C. THOMPSON, B.Sc. and Mr. H. A. DENHAM, B.A.
Aldborough. A large transported mass of Speeton Clay, 12 ft. × 7 ft. × I ft. 6 in., embedded in the boulder day which occupies the beach. The bedding is still intact, and the contained fossils are not crushed. The full extent of the boulder could not be seen as it dipped towards the cliff. The following fossils were noted :-- Exogyra sinuata, Bel. subquadratus, Astarte senica, and numerous Ammonites, all belonging to the zone D (Lamplugh). The only other recorded case of a transported mass of Speeton Clay is at Flamborough Head, immediately below the lighthouse, though Speeton fossils are very common in the drifts of this coast.
1908. i Reported by Mr. T. SHEPPARD, F.G.S.
Withernsea. A boulder of black flint in which a specimen of
Belemnites lanceolatus is embedded. Black flints of this type have long
been known in the glacial beds of the
Dimlington. A rounded boulder of quartz-rhomb-porphyry --a rock only once previously recorded, viz., from Burstwick.
Reported by Mr. J. W. STATHER F.G.S.
Mapp|eton, A large patch of Speeton Clay, measuring 12 feet by 10 feet, on the beach, surrounded by boulder clay. The mass contained fragments of belemnffes and ammonites easily recognisable as characteristic of the Speeton Clay. On the same occasion, immediately north of the above, a mass of blacker clay, with crushed ammonites, believed to be Kimeridge Clay, was noted.
Reported by Mr. C: THOMPSON, B.Sc.
Aldborough. Large numbers of Lias Ammonites collected from the drifts of this locality, representing all the zones of the Lias but one, viz., the jamesoni zone.
Reported by Mr. H. E. DENHASL B.A.
In the boulder clay of this locality a mass of shelly
limestone, (Bucklandi zone), containing the ammonite Arietites
scipionanus. The specimen measured 24 inches in diameter, and is the
largest recorded for Yorkshire, and possibly for the
Reported by Mr. C. THOMPSON, B.Sc.
Hornsea. An ammonite from the
zone in the boulder clay. All the Lias zones are now known to be represented
in these drifts. The work, so far, has revealed
new forms, about twenty species having been found either new to
Reported by Mr. J. W. STATHER.
Large slips of boulder day have recently
occurred at Yons Hab,
The excavations for the .new dock at Marfleet, near
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