Lyme Regis (4), Dorset Location Map
 
  The beach, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England   Lyme Regis, Dorset.

The beach at the eastern end of the Lyme Regis sea front looking across Lyme Bay towards Golden Cap.

 

 

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  The rocky foreshore, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England   Lyme Regis, Dorset.

At the western end of Lyme Regis just beyond the harbour the foreshore is mainly rock. The light coloured circles on the surface of the rock are embedded ammonites (fossils) and there are lots of them. You can see Lyme Regis and the beach in the distance.

 

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  Ammonite section, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England   Lyme Regis, Dorset

This is one of those embedded ammonites partly sectioned by marine erosion showing the septae inside.

 

 

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  The Blue Lias cliffs, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England   Lyme Regis, Dorset

The cliffs at this point are Jurassic Blue Lias with alternating hard and soft layers. If you go exploring this far from Lyme Regis you must keep a watch for the tide as you could otherwise be cut off.

 

 

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