Joy, proudly holding a gastropod (Bourgetia) from the Upper Jurassic reef limestone at Betton Farm quarry, near Scarborough, Yorkshire.

On the OS map 1:25000 it is known as the Whinstone Ridge.

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway runs from Grosmont to Pickering through the spectacular Newtondale Gorge, a glacial meltwater channel.

An upper Carboniferous fossil tree (Sigillaria sp.) in Stanhope Parish Churchyard, Co. Durham. Notice the horizontal roots typical of swamp conditions.

Dinosaur footprint found at Port Mulgrave, North Yorkshire

More photo's of previous field trips
(Found under reports of previous field trips).


Cast of dinosaur footprint from a (loose fallen?) block of Middle Jurassic sandstone found at Port Mulgrave (near Staithes), North Yorkshire.

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