Geology of Galway Bay - Sheet 14

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Booklet Contents

    • PREFACE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • READING THE GEOLOGICAL MAP OF THE GALWAY BAY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE GALWAY BAY REGION
      • The Dalradian
      • The Iapetus Ocean
      • Lower Paleozoic Rocks
      • Closure of Iapetus Ocean - Mountain Buliding and Granites
      • Old Red Sandstone
      • Carboniferous Limestone
      • Upper Carboniferous
      • Post-Carboniferous History
      • Quaternary Geology
              • THE BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF THE GALWAY BAY AREA
                • Dalradian
                • Ordovician and Silurian
                  • South Connemara Group
                  • Slieve Aughty Inliers
                  • Tectono-Stratigraphic Framework
                                        • Terranes
                                        • Old Red Sandstone
                                        • Carboniferous
                                          • Tournisian
                                          • Visean
                                          • Namurian
                                          • Structural Geology of the Carboniferous
                                          • Post-Namurian Geology
                                                      • Metagabbro and Orthogneiss Suite
                                                      • Oughterard Granite
                                                      • The Galway Granite Batholith
                                                      • Devonian (to Carboniferous?) dykes
                                                        • NATURAL RESOURCES
                                                          • Metallic Mineral Deposits
                                                          • Industrial Mineral Deposits
                                                          • Hydrogeology
                                                                      • REFERENCES AND ADDITIONAL READING LIST
                                                                        • For the general reader
                                                                        • Cited and key references
                                                                                    • APPENDIX 1. Brief lithological descriptions of rock units shown on Sheet 14
                                                                                    • APPENDIX 2. Details of boreholes mentioned in the text
                                                                                    • APPENDIX 3. Key localities

                                                                                      • Soft sediment folding of sandstones in the Fisherstreet Slide truncated and overlain by undisturbed sandstones of the Gull Island Formation, Fisherstreet Bay, Doolin

                                                                                        Photo by: M. Pulsford

                                                                                         

                                                                                        Heterogeneous, enclave-rich, coarse grained hybrid granodiorite of the Barna Mingling and Mixing Zone (Grid Ref. M208 224)

                                                                                        Photo by S. Baxter

                                                                                        Images taken from Sheet 14 Booklet