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Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Fossil hunters warned off as landslide destroys Jurassic coastline

Fossil hunters were warned to keep away today after a landslide described as the "biggest in 100 years" destroyed 400 metres of world heritage coastline.

Experts were assessing the damage along the Jurassic coast between Lyme Regis and Charmouth in Dorset after the rock fall yesterday evening. The Lyme Regis harbour master's wife and several nearby residents alerted the coastguard to the slide at around 8pm.

READ MORE - Source: The Guardian 7th May 2008

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