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Russell Green Gravel Pit, BOREHAM, Chelmsford District, TL746125, Potential Local Geological Site

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Site category: Thames (pre-diversion)

Site name: Russell Green Gravel Pit

Grid reference: TL 746 125

Brief description of site:

Former gravel quarry providing exposures of Kesgrave Sands and Gravels (laid down by a former route of the Thames) dating from the early Ice Age. There is currently a fine vertical cliff of gravel on the west side of the lake, visible from the road. The site is privately owned with no public access.


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