Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Purbeck Footprints


Purbeck Footprints, originally uploaded by julian sawyer.

It is about time that I posted a shot of some of these. Probably about 130 million years old, they turn up when the cliffs fall apart or the quarry men come up trumps. The middle print is 300mm wide and may well be an Iguanadon ( a big old dinosaur ). But what really freaks me out is the chance to walk on the same ground that Godzilla walked on!!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

130 million years old, it's almost inconceivable isn't it. Amazing what we have on our doorstep. Great photo. Mart.

Nature As Is said...

Nice image Mart...I wouldn't have considered taking a picture of a print of an animal long since extinct. It can be a very surreal experience. Lovely post.

JRandSue said...

Fabulous find.

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