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GCR block descriptions: Palaeozoic Stratigraphy 2007


Provided here are the Palaeozoic Stratigraphy GCR block descriptions, produced as part of the Geological Conservation Review. These ‘blocks’ provided an overall structure for site selection by ensuring that the different themes of geoheritage or Earth science would receive comparable treatment.

The Palaeozoic Stratigraphy GCR block descriptions provided here include the following:

  • Block 5: Arenig - Llanvirn (ARE-LLV);
  • Block 6: Arenig - Tremadoc (ARE-TRE);
  • Block 16: Cambrian (CAM);
  • Block 17: Cambrian - Tremadoc (CAM-TRE);
  • Block 18: Caradoc - Ashgill (CAR-ASH);
  • Block 26: Dinantian of Devon & Cornwall (DIN-DV-CW);
  • Block 27: Dinantian of Northern England & North Wales (DIN-N-E-WL);
  • Block 29: Dinantian of Scotland (DIN-SC);
  • Block 28: Dinantian of Southern England & South Wales (DIN-S-E-WL);
  • Block 41: Llandeilo (LDO);
  • Block 42: Llandovery (LDY);
  • Block 44: Ludlow (LUD);
  • Block 45: Marine Devonian (MAR-DEV);
  • Block 46: Marine Permian (MAR-PER);
  • Block 59: Namurian of England & Wales (NAM-E-WL);
  • Block 60: Non-Marine Devonian (NMAR-DEV);
  • Block 70: Permian - Triassic (PER-TRI);
  • Block 86: Pridoli (PRIDOL);
  • Block 100: Tremadoc (TRE);
  • Block 105: Wenlock (WEN);
  • Block 106: Westphalian (WPH);

GCR block descriptions are based largely on existing GCR publications, where available. More detailed information about the topics covered in each block can be found in the relevant GCR volume.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2007··

GCR block descriptions for Palaeozoic Stratigraphy GCR blocks, produced through the Geological Conservation Review.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2024·04·10

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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