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CLIP 7815

Fossils in cliffs at Belfast zoo. (audio)

Fossils in cliffs at Belfast zoo. (audio)

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Key Info
  • Fossils in cliffs at Belfast zoo. (audio)
  • Duration: 04:43
  • Audio interview over a static image. Clues to Northern Ireland's very distant past in the rocks of the cliff face at Belfast zoo. Includes descriptions of fossils, flints and what the landscape might have looked like millions of years ago.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: limestone, marine, fossil, landscape, belemnites, extinct, volcanoes, lava
Ideas for use in class
  • This material would be helpful as a precursor to a visit areas where fossils can be found.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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