Original paper

A revision of the zonal classification of the Lower Lias of the Dorset coast in South-West England

Palmer, Charles Philip

Newsletters on Stratigraphy Volume 2 Number 1 (1972), p. 45 - 54

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published: Mar 3, 1972

DOI: 10.1127/nos/2/1972/45

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Stress is laid upon the importance, as a potential strato-type, of the English Lower Liassic coastal sections in Devon and Dorset. Lang's zonal divisions are redistributed within the zones and subzones proposed for the N. W. European Province by Dean, Donovan and Howarth 1961. Arguments for the placing of stratigraphical boundaries are offered. Stratigraphical topics are discussed.


Nous attachons grande importance, comme le stratotype potentiel, aux sections littorales du Liassique inférieur anglais en Devon et Dorset. Les divisions zonales de Lang sont re-distribué parmi les zones et les sous-zones, proposées pour la Province nord-ouest européenne par Dean, Donovan et Howarth en 1961. Nous offrons des arguments pour le placement des limites stratigraphiques. Les sujets stratigraphiques sont discutés.


Dorset coastSouth-West EnglandLower Liaszonal classification