A Geological History of Britain – Part 8

Jurassic: the seas return

The slides from the class can be found here: 2012_GHB_Lect8

An excellent overview of the Rhaetian of the UK is provided on the JNCC website here. It explains the stratigraphy, palaeontology, and where the Rhaetian can be seen.

A guide to the Lower Jurassic is available on the Geological Society website (click here).

Images from the JNCC volume “British Lower Jurassic Stratigraphy” can be found here.

A guide to the Middle and Upper Jurassic can be found on the Geological Society website (click here).

Images from the JNCC volume “British Middle Jurassic Stratigraphy” can be found here.

The story of the Middle Jurassic dinosaur from Rutland, Cetiosaurus oxoniensis, can be found on the website of Leicester’s New Walk Museum (click here).

Images from the JNCC volume “British Upper Jurassic Stratigraphy” can be found here.

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