Blue Anchor Location map
 
  View of an obvious fault in the cliffs at Blue Anchor, Somerset, England   Blue Anchor.

This picture shows a distinct fault in the cliffs, at the east end of the bay, showing the red sandstone of late Triassic age against the blue shales of the Lower Jurassic. A small gully has formed between the two caused by erosion along the fault line.

 

 

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  Photograph of Rheatic Bone Bed from Blue Anchor, Somerset, England   Blue Anchor.

A small piece of the Rheatic Bone Bed from the shore at Blue Anchor.

There are numerous fragmentary remains showing in this specimen two of which have been marked.

 

 

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  Photograph of Gypsum (Calcium Sulphate) in rocks at Blue Anchor, Somerset, England   Blue Anchor.

Weathered Gypsum (the pink substance) on the surface of a large boulder and Gypsum layers showing in the side of the same boulder and in the cliff in the background.

Gypsum is the mineral form of Calcium Sulphate.

 

 

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