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The Jurassic Coast

A few days of holiday can be well spent by walking leisurely through an almost complete Mesozoic succession along the south coast of england. Outcrops of colourful shales, sandstones and carbonates can be studied without the need for detailed prior knowledge. The rest of the family will also enjoy abundant fossils, beautiful beaches, lagoons and numerous bays, as well as small, picturesque towns next to the cliffs.
This article appeared in Vol. 3, No. 6 - 2006

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