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2010-01-19 11:56:19

The sediments of the Kimmeridge Clay Formation were deposited during the Late Jurassic between around 160 and 145 million years ago, the age of the reptiles.

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2009-10-28 05:50:00

British authorities reported that the fossilized skull of a giant sea monster has been discovered off England's Jurassic coast.

2008-07-27 00:00:24

Coastguards fear beachcombers could be killed by more cliff landslides if they continue to ignore warning signs along Devon's Jurassic Coast. It follows the latest collapse at Sidmouth where tonnes of earth, rocks and tree roots crashed onto Salcombe beach.

2007-08-15 18:15:00

By ASHLEY WRAY A 200-MILLION-YEAR-OLD fish discovered by two amateur archaeologists may be one of the most significant fossil finds in recent decades, researchers said yesterday.

2006-08-03 07:16:10

By Ben Hirschler LYME REGIS (Reuters) - The quaint seaside town of Lyme Regis with its narrow, winding streets seems a million miles from the melting polar ice caps or the flooded coral atolls of the Pacific.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.