Where is the Wenlock Reef?

Map showing location of Wenlock Edge

The Wenlock Limestone occurs in parts of Central England and the Welsh borders.

Most prominently it forms Wenlock Edge (pictured right), a line of wooded hills about 45 km west of Birmingham.

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Wenlock Edge - click to view a larger version

Image courtesy of Dr Peter Toghill

Geological Time - the Silurian Period

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