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Forming Bilsdale

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Laying down the rocks during the Jurassic period 205-145 million years ago

Uplift from the sea to form a slight dome about 60m years ago when the Alps formed then subsequent erosion of the chalk and upper jurassic rocks

the effects of the last ice age which ended about 11000 years ago

changes to the vegetation as the climate warmed before early man arrived

Published: 21 January 2021 (Updated: 26 February 2022)

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