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Megalodon 10.6cm F4327
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  Hampshire coast
  Great Britain

Added:
april 2003
Last Modified:
april 2003

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Location description

In Hampshire there are sediments exposed from the Paleogene at the coastal cliffs.


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The cliffs at Barton-On-Sea.
Added by: webmaster on 14-03-2012

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Directions

A few easily accessible collecting locations at the coast:

  • Barton-On-Sea
    Go in direction Highcliff on road A337. Take the "Waterford Road" in direction of the coast. At the ednd of this road, take the footpath to the beach. In the grey "Barton" clay you can find fossils like shark teeth, fish remains, and bivalves. Also take a close look at the washed out material on the beach. Hundreds of species of bivalves have been found here.

 

  • Milford-On-Sea (Hordle Cliff)
    Accessible from road B3058 between Barton-On-Sea and Milford-On-Sea. Park at "Taddiford Farm". You can find the same fossils like at Barton-On-Sea.

 

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Finds

Shark teeth, fish remains and many species of bivalves from the Paleogene period.

There are 18 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
Go to the Hampshire coast Species List to identify your own finds!

Literature recommended by members

  • David Kemp,Liz Kemp & David Ward, 1990: An illustrated guide to the British middle Eocene vertebrates
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