Middle Pleistocene molluscan and ostracod faunas from Allhallows, Kent, UK

Bates, M.R, Keen, D.H., Whittaker, J.E., Merry, J.S. and Wenban-Smith, F.F. (2002) Middle Pleistocene molluscan and ostracod faunas from Allhallows, Kent, UK. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 113, (3), 223-236. (doi:10.1016/S0016-7878(02)80026-8).


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Although known from the nineteenth century, the terraces of the Medway have been far less frequently described in the literature than those of the Thames. In particular, the well known fossiliferous occurrences of such sites as Swanscombe, Purfleet and Aveley have no counterpart in the Medway, despite the two rivers forming part of the same basin. Here we describe molluscan and ostracod faunas of Middle Pleistocene age from Allhallows, Kent close to the modern confluence of the two rivers, which begin to allow correlation of the Medway terraces with the better known Thames succession.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/S0016-7878(02)80026-8
Additional Information: Report on Middle Pleistocene faunal remains, particularly molluscs and ostracods, from deeply filled channels under the Thames Estuary
ISSNs: 0016-7878 (print)
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Archaeology
ePrint ID: 12063
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Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2004
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 11:23
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/12063

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