Shellingford Crossroads Quarry facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Oxfordshire|
|Area||2.6 hectares (6.4 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
This site exposes rocks of the Corallian Group, dating to the Oxfordian stage of the Late Jurassic, around 160 million years ago. It has many fossils of corals and reef-dwelling bivalves, and it is also important as it provides an example of the complexity of Oxfordian stratigraphy.
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