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I just saw this from yesterday about a huge landslide in Dorset https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9467211/Biggest-rockfall-60-years-sees-4-000-ton-chunk-430ft-high-cliff-collapse.html?fbclid=IwAR2FzWq4RK5cNiT9gxQgaURCcj9D6GGEpgUMfF14e-QGw1mzp01-l2W1pLo One might think out loud... now is a good time to go look for fossils in all that fresh rock, but I am sure that this thing indicates that the area is generally less stable than we would all want it to be, as spoken by this official (from the posted link) below. My question is.. when do beach collectors in the UK
From the album: Calvert CliffsThis view of the cliffs in Calvert County, Maryland is gorgeous. I don't often see quite the vivid color range in this formation. I didn't linger, though, and I was wading in the bay to keep my distance. See those trees at the top of the 40 ft +/- cliff? The ones with the roots hanging over the edge? Those aren't going to be at the top of the cliff for long. At this point, they are probably only still there out of sheer habit. We did her a landslide the night we arrived, the spoils of which are in some of the following images in this album. I was on a trip earlier in the year, at a different
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsFossils Country diary: Cliff falls leave fossils on the beach below Charmouth Beach, Dorset This section of the Jurassic Coast is one of the most active landslip sites in Europe, The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/feb/11/jurassic-coast-cliff-falls-leave-fossils-beach-below-country-diary Yours, Paul H.
Shamalama posted a topic in Fossil NewsI just saw this article online about a school group that was collecting fossils at Lilydale Regional Park near St. Paul. Two kids died when a rain soaked gravel slope failed. http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/23/18441754-two-children-killed-in-minnesota-field-trip-landslide?lite