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Snapshots

  1. Jaw of Ichthyosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Jaw of Ichthyosaurus
    Taken by: TerryLRK

    Image: Lyme Regis Museum geology gallary
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    by Elizabeth Philpot to



  2. Professor William Buckland's coprolite table

    Snapshot Title: Professor William Buckland's coprolite table
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Lyme Regis Museum geology gallary
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    Coprolites are fossil excrement from the large marine reptiles and fish that lived in the Jurassic sea some 200 million years ago. The Victorians were particularly fascinated by them!



  3. Ichthyosaurus platyodon

    Snapshot Title: Ichthyosaurus platyodon
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Lyme Regis Museum geology gallary
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    This huge specimen was discovered in an excavation on the sea front during the construction of the new defence scheme. Unfortunately a considerable part was destroyed before it was spotted and recover...



  4. The original ichthyosaur

    Snapshot Title: The original ichthyosaur
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Lyme Regis Museum geology gallary
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    This is a cast of the first chthyosaur to come to the attention of science, discovered by Joseph and Mary Anning in 1811. The original is in the Natural History Museum, London.