Stop the press: The Jurassic Coast starts in the Permian

Mervyn Jones (UK). This Geologists’ Association field meeting followed the publication of Professor John Cope’s Geologists’ Association (GA) Guide No 73, Geology of the South Devon Coast (https://geologistsassociation.org.uk/guidesales.html; £9 for members and £12 for non-members), which was reviewed in Issue 50 of this magazine. It is also the companion to… … Read More

Colourful bluffs in Long Island recall the most recent ice age

Deborah Painter (USA). Imagine a tremendous piece of land moving equipment that scraped up the soil and some of the surface bedrock from four states within the United States’ Eastern Seaboard, carrying and dragging it all the way, before dumping it on a ridge off the shoreline. That is what… … Read More