East Cork-Waterford Sheet 22

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Area covered by the Map and Booklet



Booklet Contents

  • PREFACE
  • INTRODUCTION
  • READING THE GEOLOGICAL MAP OF EAST CORK - WATERFORD
  • AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOLOGICAL HISTORY AND ROCK TYPES OF EAST CORK - WATERFORD
  • BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF EAST CORK - WATERFORD
    • Lower Palaeozoic rocks of east Co. Waterford
    • Lower Palaeozoic rocks of the Galtee Inlier
    • Old Red Sandstone
    • Carboniferous limestones
    • Namurian rocks
    • Basin and shelf development in the Upper Palaeozoic
    • The Variscan Orogeny
    • Post-Carboniferous geological history
    • MINERAL RESOURCES
      • Metallic minerals
      • Industrial minerals and rocks
          • HYDROGEOLOGY
          • REFERENCES AND ADDITIONAL READING LIST
          • APPENDIX 1. Key localities
          • APPENDIX 3. Brief lithological descriptions of all units shown on sheet 22
          • APPENDIX 3. Glossary

            • Two plates from the booklet:

              Dune bedding in aeolian sandstones of the Galtymore Formation, Galtee Mountains.

              Photograph by J.H. Morris

              Coumshingaun and the Comeragh Mountains from Croughan Hill

              Photograph by W.P. Warren.