SY9577 : Houns-Tout Cliff & Chapman Pool

taken 11 years ago, near to Worth Matravers, Dorset, Great Britain

Houns-Tout Cliff & Chapman Pool
Houns-Tout Cliff & Chapman Pool
Chapman's Pool is a small cove to the west of Worth Matravers on the Isle of Purbeck.
The rocks that form the cove are the upper parts of the Kimmeridge Clay, and are rich in fossils, especially bivalves and ammonites. Most of these fossils are flattened, but three-dimensional examples are preserved in the "Rotunda Nodules", including the age-marker ammonite, the coarse-ribbed Pavlovia rotunda.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 October, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 October, 2006
Category
Cliffs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 952 771 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.6164N 2:4.1504W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 957 770
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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