Polystrate Stump on Moors

Roman era(?) stump we found exposed under the peat on the moors was an excellent example of how fossil polystrate trees (those that poke up through many layers) could never have been buried slowly by peaty material. This tree stump was in the soil below the peat and consisted of a very well preserved root […]

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Dinosaur Head

Dinosaurs were British

Dinosaurs were British, according to a BBC News article about dinosaur evolution which begins: “The first dinosaurs may have originated in the Northern Hemisphere, possibly in an area that is now Britain”. (23 March 2017). The article refers to a new study of dinosaur classification also reported in Nature News and ScienceDaily 22 March 2017, […]

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