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Scenic Saturday: Lyme Regis

Two-hundred years ago, a young woman by the name of Mary Anning walked along this shore, using her keenly self-trained observation skills to spot fossils eroding out of these cliffs. The cliffs are the blue Lias, Jurassic mudstones filled with … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, fossils, outcrops, photos

Oregon’s fossil forests

Today is National Fossil Day, and half way through Earth Science Week. In honor of the occasion, I present a few notes and photos from a trip I took with my botanist mother to the John Day Fossil Beds in … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, Cenozoic, fossils, outcrops