Latest Geology of England Stories

2009-08-04 10:52:00

TSX-V TRADING SYMBOL: CEC VANCOUVER, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Compliance Energy Corporation (the "Company" or "Compliance") is pleased to provide a further update on its activities at the Raven Underground Coal Project on Vancouver Island, BC. Drilling continues to intersect Seam #1 and Seam # 3 in areas where resources were previously categorized as inferred. The results from the latest twelve holes, when combined with the previous twenty holes that were reported on July 09, 2009,...

2008-09-19 03:00:23

By Schofield, D I Evans, J A; Millar, I L; Wilby, P R; Aspden, J A A new U-Pb date of 615.2 +- 13 (2sigma) Ma for the Twt Hill Granite, North Wales, contrasts with an Rb-Sr isochron age of 491 +- 12 (2sigma) Ma from the same body. The latter age is thought to result from isotope resetting during regional low-grade metamorphism or fault reactivation. The Rb-Sr age also coincides with the onset of latest Cambrian to Early Tremadoc regression and is taken to reflect tectonic uplift prior to...

2008-09-02 00:00:17

Westcountry lensman Tony Howell's work has an instantly recognisable style, for he creates simple, uncluttered compositions that evoke a sense of peace and stillness. Not for nothing is the 48- year-old regarded as one England's finest landscape photographers, as he prides himself on being a perfectionist when working with his camera. Born in Plymouth, Tony began taking photographs when his dad gave him a Kodak Instamatic. He snapped away at sunrises and sunsets, then a friend showed him a...

2008-07-01 00:05:00

A five-year landscape project aimed at saving the remaining Culm grassland of North and West Devon was launched at a special conference last week. Eighty delegates with an interest in saving the unique wet grassland habitat attended the conference at Eggesford, where they heard detailed plans from Devon Wildlife Trust. Key speakers included Professor Michael Winter, director of the Centre for Rural Research at the University of Exeter. Devon Wildlife Trust's Working Wetlands scheme - the...

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