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Walton-on-the-Naze   Walton on the Naze, United Kingdom
Well the weather forecast was for cloudy and rainy...no big surprise there, hoowever, it did turn out to be the nicest day of the Holiday weekend. Low tide was for 2:15 PM but due to an off-shore storm breeze, the tide came in higher and quicker than estimated. Undaunted, I proceeded down the beach looking for whatever was possible to find. My first find was a Neptunia contraria which had a unknown concreation about its bottom end. The next find was a tube worm in London Clay formation which is ...
This is the first time I'm adding a trip to this, and the second time through...time outs are a bummer. Anyway, Here goes...This was a spur of the moment trip to hopefully find more than 4 teeth. However, the ocean wasn't very cooperative as it had dumped a load of sand covering all of the gravel pits and teeth with a pretty hefty layer. So I switched to plan "B"...getting layer samples for a couple of friends. Having completed that, I was just walking around, looking at the cliffs since I had d...
Walton on the Naze, UK Fossil Hunting   Walton on the Naze, United Kingdom
The trip started out by waking up at the wee hours of the morning (4:30 AM) and heading out by 6:30 AM to be a the site by low tide time of 8:00 AM. We arrived with no real trouble at all thanks to the Tom-Tom Navigation system I bought. Spent 6 hours searching fruitlessly and then took a break. The Wife and I then decided to move down the beach a bit and while looking around…I was informed by a young child with no less than 15 teeth in his pocket, that I was doing it all wrong. I was informed t...






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