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Further Information

For most of these publications you can click on the title to download the document as a PDF file.

GeoEssex Fact Sheets

GeoEssex has produced a number of fact sheets on topics relating to the geology of Essex.

GeoEssex Fact Sheet No. 1 - Sarsen stones (147 KB)
GeoEssex Fact Sheet No. 2 - Puddingstone
(154 KB)
GeoEssex Fact Sheet No. 3 - Flint
(145 KB)
GeoEssex Fact Sheet No. 4 - Guidelines for collectors
(81 KB)
GeoEssex Fact Sheet No. 5 - Fossils from the boulder clay
(114 KB)
GeoEssex Fact Sheet No. 6 - Septarian nodules
(299 KB)
GeoEssex Fact Sheet No. 7 - Pebbles
(146 KB)

GeoEssex field trip handouts

Walton-on-the-Naze field trip handout
(141 KB)

Hadleigh Country Park field trip handout (1.87 MB)

GeoEssex trail guides


The Chalk Walk - Chafford Gorges GeoTrail No. 1

This trail guide (see picture opposite) is for sale from GeoEssex. It describes a geological trail through Chafford Gorges Nature Park in Thurrock. Please use the 'Contact Us' page for information about how to obtain a copy. Further trail guides are planned.

Other GeoEssex publications

Timescale of the Ice Age in Essex (180 KB)

Interpretation panels for Essex geological sites


Chafford geology (Chafford Gorges Nature Park) (596 KB)

Thorndon Country Park in the Ice Age (1.01 MB)

The geology of the Naze Cliffs (480 KB)

Guides and trails produced by other organisations


Brentwood Rock - building stone trail (Essex Rock & Mineral Society 1997)
(2.1 MB)

Colchester Town Geology Trail (Colchester Natural History museum c. 2000) (1.3 MB)

Geological Walk in the City of London Cemetery, Wanstead (Aldersbrook Geological Society) (1.62 MB)

Graveyard Geology: A guide to rocks in graveyards and cemeteries (Aldersbrook Geological Society) (4.2 MB)

Rayleigh High Street Geological Trail (Trevor Greensmith 1997) (1.32 MB)

Tendring Geodiversity Poster (Allen et al. 2009) (2.9 MB)



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