FOSSILS OF THE GAULT CLAY
& FOLKESTONE BEDS OF KENT, UK
This site is dedicated to the fossils of the lower cretaceous Albian (Gault Clay and Folkestone Beds) in the county of Kent, south-east England.
In particular the beautifully preserved faunas of the Gault Clay are illustrated and identified.
This site is dedicated to the memory of the late Jim Craig, (webmaster). If there are any faults with the site, or comments that you would like to make, contact me at the link below. Jim's collection of Gault ammonites, collected over thirty years, have now been transfered to the Natural History Museum in London.
Web site maintained by Fred Clouter - Updated: 05-11-13
If you are an individual, a club or a society interested in arranging a field trip click here for further information. Field trips can be arranged for both Folkestone and the Isle of Sheppey. Field guide PDF's to download
Follow the links to:-
|Imaging||Where is KENT?||Geological Timescale||Stratigraphy||East Wear Bay November 2000|
|Check out the local weather conditions, courtesy of the BBC|
|and these FOSSIL GROUPS|
|Solitary_Corals||Crustacea||Shark teeth||Bony Fishes||Reptiles|
|Echinodermata||Microfossils - Foraminiferida||Microfossils - Ostracoda|
|Please read and act in accordance with the GEOLOGICAL FIELDWORK CODE|
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LOWER EOCENE (YPRESIAN) FOSSILS OF THE LONDON CLAY
FROM THE NORTH COASTAL SECTION OF THE ISLE OF SHEPPEY, KENT, UK