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East Kirkton Quarry RIGS/SSSI

East Kirkton Quarry RIGS & SSSI, West Lothian; well bedded East Kirkton Limestone with mudstone and lapilli-tuff interbeds(West Lothian Oil-shale Formation, Visean, Lower Carboniferous). The non-marine limestone in this quarry is the 'home' of Westlothiana lizziai, the oldest recorded reptiliomorph.

Photograph copyright: Craig Slawson (SER)

For further details contact:
Lothian & Borders RIGS Group M
39, Clerniston Road, Edinburgh. EH12 6XD
Tel: 0131 5391060  |  No Fax
E-mail: mcadam.39@virgin.net
Binny Craig
 Craig Slawson (SER)
Cheesewring
 John Macadam (Cornwall RIGS)
Baddeley Edge, Staffs
 Laura Cox (SRIGS)
 
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