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UK Dinosaur Footprints

Dinosauria


Dinosaur footprint at Scarborough

Scarborough

Sorry about the indistinct photo, it was an overcast day. There are apparently many Dinosaur footprints on the beach immediately north of Scarborough, just go to the Seal Sanctuary and start walking up the shore. When I visited, the tide was in, but I still found a few. Caution - you could get caught against the cliffs by the rising tide, consult tide tables before setting out.

Length of GPS: 100mm

Dinosaur footprint site at Scarborough

Dinosaur footprint site at Scarborough

DETAILS
SiteThe sea shore north of Scarborough
Co-ordinatesNGR: TA030918, GPS (WGS84) N54.31166 W0.41792
SubstrateSand (sandstone)
Age of SubstrateJurassic
IdentificationSize, presence in Jurassic rocks, bird-like
Held byIn situ
LinksJohn Felton's Fossils of the Yorkshire Coast
BBC: Dinosaur Footprint Saved from Tides

Dinosaur footprint at Staffin, Skye

Photo: Pam Swift

 

Isle of Skye

Dinosaur footprint on the beach at Staffin Bay, Isle of Skye.

DETAILS
SiteStaffin Bay, Isle of Skye
SubstrateSand (sandstone)
Age of SubstrateJurassic
IdentificationSize, presence in Jurassic rocks
Held byIn situ
LinksStaffin Museum, Palaeontology Collection
BBC: Walking in Dinosaurs' Footsteps