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The cliffs of Whitby consist of lower and middle jurassic limestone formations (bajocian - toarcian). Whitby is well known for its ammonites, that can be found in nodules at the base of the cliffs. They gave rise to the local folklore and were as such, sometimes sculpted into a snakestone.
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The fossilbearing cliffs can be found immediately to the east of Whitby. Beware of high tides.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
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Museum: Whitby Museum
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