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  • Next in order come the Greensands and Gault, which lie at the base of the Chalk escarpment, between that formation and the Oolites.
  • The narrow strip of Greensands appearing from beneath the Chalk escarpment on its northern side is crowded with small towns and villages on account of the plentiful water-supply.
  • The next deposits, as the scarps are approached, are greensands of "Selbornian" age, succeeded by Cenomanian, and locally by Turonian, sands.
  • These Cretaceous limestones are interbedded with glauconitic greensands, as at Moeraki Point in eastern Otago.
  • Geologically the region is made up of Carboniferous limestones, clay slates and sandstones, containing anthracite and coal; of Cretaceous marls, chalk, sandstone and greensands - chalk cliffs, in fact, accompany the Don for 200 m.; and of Miocene limestones and clays.
 

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