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Langdale Tuff & Wrengill Formation (both Borrowdale Volcanic Group) exposures part of evidence for interpretation of rocks there as volcanic ash and possible intrusive sill deposited in a lake between volcanic vents. 2. Sedimentary structures of great variety, turbidites, graded and reverse graded beds etc. 3. Evidence of faulting and slumping during deposition.

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Keywords:ash, chapel stile, chapelstile, cumbria, houses, lake district, langdales, quarries, quarrying, sedimentary, thrang, tuffs, turbidites, volcaniclastic

HRS 7871 Photo Location 1 Quarry tips eastern end looking north

HRS 7871 Photo Location 1 Quarry tips eastern end looking north

HRS 7872 Photo Location 2 fluvial patterning in tuff

HRS 7872 Photo Location 2 fluvial patterning in tuff

HRS 7873 Photo Location 3 Explosive store

HRS 7873 Photo Location 3 Explosive store

HRS 7874 Photo Location 4 View north showing possible intrusion site

HRS 7874 Photo Location 4 View north showing possible intrusion site

HRS 7875 Photo Location 5 Eastern quarry with workman's shelter right

HRS 7875 Photo Location 5 Eastern quarry with workman's shelter right

HRS 7876 Photo Location 6 Eastern quarry looking westward

HRS 7876 Photo Location 6 Eastern quarry looking westward

HRS 7877 Photo Location 7 Fine-bedded tuff

HRS 7877 Photo Location 7 Fine-bedded tuff

HRS 7878 Photo Location 8 Un-identified inclusions in fine tuff

HRS 7878 Photo Location 8 Un-identified inclusions in fine tuff

HRS 7879 Photo Location 9 Fine-bedded tuff outcrop

HRS 7879 Photo Location 9 Fine-bedded tuff outcrop

HRS 7880 Photo Location 10 Fine-bedd tuff with inclusions and graffiti

HRS 7880 Photo Location 10 Fine-bedd tuff with inclusions and graffiti

HRS 7881 Photo Location 11 Sandy tuff layer described in RIGS account on right

HRS 7881 Photo Location 11 Sandy tuff layer described in RIGS account on right

HRS 7882 Photo Location 12 Fine-layered tuff

HRS 7882 Photo Location 12 Fine-layered tuff

HRS 7883 Photo 13 View looking east along quarry exposure

HRS 7883 Photo 13 View looking east along quarry exposure

HRS 7884 Photo Location 14 Thrang quarry workers terraced housing

HRS 7884 Photo Location 14 Thrang quarry workers terraced housing

HRS 7885 Photo Location 15 Quarry Workers cottages and old caravan etc

HRS 7885 Photo Location 15 Quarry Workers cottages and old caravan etc