London clay

noun clay forming an extensive layer in SE England, dating from the lower Eocene period.

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  • London Clay — Formation Stratigraphic range: Ypresian London Clay at Reculver Type Formation …   Wikipedia

  • London-clay — (engl., spr. klē, Londonton), alttertiäre Tone im Londoner Becken, s. Tertiärformation …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • London Clay — ▪ geology       major division of Eocene rocks in the London Basin of England (the Eocene Epoch lasted from 57.8 to 36.6 million years ago); it immediately underlies much of the city of London. The London Clay overlies the Reading Beds, underlies …   Universalium

  • London Clay — n. a geological formation in the lower division of Eocene in SE England. Etymology: London, capital of the UK * * * London Clay noun (geology) A Lower Eocene formation in SE England • • • Main Entry: ↑Londoner …   Useful english dictionary

  • London (disambiguation) — London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom.London may also mean:PlacesPlaces in the United Kingdom*London, the capital city of the United Kingdom **City of London, the small, ancient city (and root of most other Londons) **London… …   Wikipedia

  • London [1] — London (spr. lonnd n; hierzu Stadtplan: »London, innere Stadt«, mit Registerblatt), Hauptstadt Englands und des britischen Reiches, die bevölkertste Stadt der Erde, liegt zu beiden Seiten der hier 180–275 m breiten Themse, 97 km oberhalb deren… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • London — /lun deuhn/, n. 1. Jack, 1876 1916, U.S. short story writer and novelist. 2. a metropolis in SE England, on the Thames: capital of the United Kingdom. 3. City of, an old city in the central part of the former county of London: the ancient nucleus …   Universalium

  • Clay — For other uses, see Clay (disambiguation). The Gay Head cliffs in Martha s Vineyard consist almost entirely of clay. Clay is a general term including many combinations of one or more clay minerals with traces of metal oxides and organic… …   Wikipedia

  • London Basin — The London Basin is an elongated, roughly triangular syncline approximately convert|250|km|mi long which underlies London and a large area of south east England and south eastern East Anglia. BoundaryThe edges of the basin are rather arbitrary,… …   Wikipedia

  • London Bridge Is Falling Down — (Round 502) is a well known traditional nursery rhyme which is found in different versions all over the world. The main verse is::London Bridge Is falling down, :Falling down, Falling down. :London Bridge Is falling down,:My fair lady. The rhyme… …   Wikipedia

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