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    Sailing on the Jurassic Coast
    By Robert H Olley | August 17th 2012 04:15 AM | 6 comments | Print | E-mail | Track Comments
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    The sailing event of the recent 2012 London Olympics were held at Weymouth, half-way along Dorset and East Devon’s famous Jurassic Coast.  Thinks:


    Sources: Sailing picture: goc2012.culture.gov.uk; Plesiosaur LHL Digital Collections

    Comments

    Stellare
    I bet that is a real picture! :-)
    Bente Lilja Bye is the author of Lilja - A bouquet of stories about the Earth
    Gerhard Adam
    Yeah right ... like sails are really that color.

    Mundus vult decipi
    'Never realized that parts of the English coast are so stunning. We tend to have stereotypes even with regard to geography and geology:

    Stellare
    Did you photoshop away the dinosaurs? That is not fair to England.

    Like giving EU credit for all the Olympic medals...
    http://www.medaltracker.eu/index.php?article_id=1
    Bente Lilja Bye is the author of Lilja - A bouquet of stories about the Earth
    Did you photoshop away the dinosaurs? That is not fair to England.

    Of course not. Look carefully. The arch is its neck and part of its head, and that is a drinking dinosaur that turned to stone! :)
    rholley
    Turned to stone!  Maybe as it looked into the sea, it saw a Gorgonian.  Though why a creature so beautiful should have that effect is hard to guess.


    Robert H. Olley / Quondam Physics Department / University of Reading / England