FOSSIL IMPRINTS

 

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In the soft rock of the east coast it is quite easy to find fossil ammonites and the imprints of them left behind. This rock was just picked up off the beach, the memory of the prehistoric sea creatures etched sharply on the smooth stone – until the sea eventually erodes them away.

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HURKLING STONES

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These are the Hurkling Stones, a prominent outcrop on the top of Derwent Edge in the Peak District (Derbyshire). Although the photograph is taken on a dull day the contours of the weathered stones are very clear.

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And we found this large caterpillar was sheltering from the wind on the stones!