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Documentation of the temporary outcropping 'Drypikkel Merchtem'

Book - Report

Report commissioned by Vlaams Planbureau voor Omgeving (VPO) and carried out by VPO and VITO,under the reference task VLAKO (Vlaams Kenniscentrum Ondergrond). Research in the context of describing and sampling valuable temporary outcrops. The temporary outcropping documented in this report is located in a construction pit for new apartment buildings, in the eastern end of the center of Merchtem. The outcropping contains a section of the Lede Formation with a well-developed fossiliferous limestone bedrock. Several incisions with basic gravel are present in the Quaternary package at the top.
Number of pages: 26
Publication year:2023