26 minutes | Mar 15th 2021

Rock of ages: how chalk made England – podcast

Swathes of England’s landscape were shaped by the immense block of chalk that has lain beneath it for 100 million years. For a long time, even geologists paid it little heed – but now its secrets and symbolism are being revealed. By Helen Gordon. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod
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