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MARTIN BOND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARTIN BOND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Croft Quarry, between Leicester and Hinckley, Leicestershire, UK. This quarry is one of the largest excavated holes in Europe. It is a major source of granite for the construction industry. At left is an unconformity where red rocks of the Triassic Mercia Mudstone Group are overlaid on an Ordovician intrusion. Photographed in July 2013.
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