Archivi del mese: agosto 2018

The Jurassic Coast

The coast going from the Dorset to East Devon is special because the rocks in its cliffs between Exmouth (East Devon) and Studland (Dorset) contain a record of the Earth’s ancient history through 185 million years, displaying not only superb … Continua a leggere

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My pilgrimage to Lyme Regis (Dorset, UK)

Lyme Regis is the town where lived and died Mary Anning (1799-1847), the greatest fossil hunter ever known. She was a self-educated working class woman and, after becoming interested in fossil collecting, she discovered skeletons of Ichthyosaurus, Plesiosaurus and Pterodactylus, … Continua a leggere

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