Map of part of the North Yorkshire coast showing localities of dinosaur
footprints. (From Geol.Assoc. Guide No. 34
"The Yorkshire Coast")
Cast of a tridactyl (three toed) print is
clearly visible in the bottom right hand corner of the photo. From a fallen
block of sandstone in Burniston Bay which is between CloughtonWyke and Scalby Bay.
Members of the Yorkshire Geological Society examining a cliff ledge at
Cromer point at the north end of Scalby Bay.
Disturbed sediments are believed to be due to many dinosaur footprints;
Another footprint from foreshore near Cowlam
Hole, Scalby Bay.
Prints (especially centre left) which appear to be in mudstone on the
underside of a fallen block of sandstone
resting on the Dogger Formation between Whitby and Saltwick
Bay. The prints are infilled with sandstone. The prints may be interpreted as
"scratch marks" made by a swimming dinosaur.
tridactyl footprints on foreshore sandstone, north
of Cowlam Hole in Scalby
Bay. To aid visibility, the footprints have been outlined with chalk.
Footprints on a fallen block of Middle Jurassic sandstone from the foreshore in the Ravenscar area.