carboniferous rock

каменноугольная порода

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Carboniferous limestone — is a type of limestone rock, which was laid down in Great Britain and Ireland in the Dinantian stage of the Carboniferous period. It was formed between 363 and 325 million years ago. It is one of the three most common types of limestone found in… …   Wikipedia

  • Carboniferous Period — Interval of geologic time 354–290 million years ago, marked by great changes in world geography. All the landmasses drew closer together as a result of tectonic plate movements. The supercontinent Gondwana occupied much of the Southern Hemisphere …   Universalium

  • Carboniferous — For the album by Zu see Carboniferous (album). Carboniferous Period 359.2–299 million years ago …   Wikipedia

  • carboniferous limestone —   a sedimentary rock laid down in the geological period 280 345 million years BP (the Carboniferous period). Has a calcium carbonate content of at least 80% meaning it was laid down in highly productive, warm, shallow seas which provided the… …   Geography glossary

  • sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …   Universalium

  • Source rock — In Petroleum geology Source rock refers to rocks from which hydrocarbons have been generated or are capable of being generated. They form one of the necessary elements of a working hydrocarbon system. They are organic rich sediments that may have …   Wikipedia

  • Bass Rock — Infobox Scottish island | latitude=56.08 longitude= 2.64 GridReference=NT602873 celtic name= norse name= meaning of name=Uncertain area= 3 ha area rank= highest elevation=107 m Population=0 population rank= main settlement= island group=Islands… …   Wikipedia

  • Dinas Rock — (Welsh: Craig y Ddinas, Fortress Rock ) is a high promontory of carboniferous limestone which rises between the Afon Mellte and its left bank tributary, the Afon Sychryd on the border between the county of Powys and the county borough of Neath… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of Yorkshire — In Yorkshire there is a very close relationship between the major topographical areas and the geological period in which they were formed. The Pennine chain of Hills in the west is of Carboniferous origin. The central vale is Permo Triassic. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Erskine —    ERSKINE, a parish, in the Upper ward of the county of Renfrew, 10 miles (N. N. W.) from Glasgow; containing, with the village of Bishopton, 1407 inhabitants. This place, of which the name is of uncertain origin, is of considerable antiquity:… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Lugton — infobox UK place country = Scotland official name= Lugton gaelic name= scots name= population= 80 (2001 Census) os grid reference= NS413529 latitude= 55.743909 longitude= 4.527637 unitary scotland= East Ayrshire lieutenancy scotland= Ayrshire… …   Wikipedia

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