- Cook's Wood Quarry
Cook's Wood Quarry Site of Special Scientific Interest Area of Search Somerset Grid reference ST669479 Coordinates Coordinates: Interest Geological Area 0.8 hectares (0.0080 km2; 0.0031 sq mi) Notification 1988 Natural England website
The main exposures are cut in very steeply-dipping Carboniferous Limestone. This was the original locality for the type section of the proposed ‘Cookswoodian Stage’.
Planning permission for the disused quarry has been granted to turn it into a £10m holiday park, with the creation of 65 jobs.
- ^ "SSSI citation sheet". English Nature. http://www.english-nature.org.uk/citation/citation_photo/2000315.pdf. Retrieved 3 August 2010.
- ^ "Holiday park plans for disused Somerset quarry". BBC. 3 August 2010. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-10851363. Retrieved 3 August 2010.
- English Nature website (SSSI information)
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