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Mammoth tusk Lathum XXL
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  Helmsdale
  Great Britain

Added:
august 2012
Last Modified:
october 2014

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Location description

At the Helmsdale coast sediments from the upper Jurassic period are exposed. These sediments are rich in fossils. The rocks are only accessible at low tide! The goelogy of this area is complex. Due to multiple fault sediments from other periods can also be exposed.

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Directions

Helmsdale is located in the northeast of Scotland at the east coast. From Helmsdale walk along the shore to the northeast.

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Finds

Many corals, ammonites (rare), fishremains, reptile remains.

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