Herne Bay Museum Display
A fossil sea turtle preserved as phosphate in a cementstone concretion from the London Clay. It is around 50 million years old.
|29th August 2015 Folkestone Fossil Foray|
Saturday 29th August 2015 at 3:00pm
THE GEOLOGY OF FOLKESTONE WARREN & FOSSIL FORAY
This short walk will provide an introduction to the local geology and the fossils that can be found and explain why the landscape around East Wear Bay looks as it does. The walk is expected to last about 1½ hours and will be visiting the beach, so sturdy footwear is required. Suggested donation of £2 appreciated. LEADER: Andy Temple, GeoConservation Kent and Kent Geologists' Group for White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (01304 241806). MEET: Outside Restaurant (The Pavilion), Wear Bay Road, Folkestone (TR 239 364). DISTANCE: 1 mile (2 hours). GRADE: 5 (rocky beach)