Dorset

Jurassic Coast museum fossil finds go online

  • 16 June 2014
  • From the section Dorset
A fossilised nautilus
A fossilised nautilus mollusk is among the fossils published on the database

Details of more than 1,000 fossils discovered along the Jurassic Coast have been made available online.

Magnified photographs and scientific descriptions of the the fossils, held by museums along the Dorset and East Devon Coast, have been included on the Jurassic Coast Fossil Finder database.

The fossils included are up to 250 million years old.

Richard Edmonds, Jurassic Coast earth science manager said the project would "capture people's imagination".

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