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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday 11am-4pm. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
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Geology Site Account


Northey Island foreshore , NORTHEY ISLAND , Maldon District, TL874059, General geological site

 
 
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Site name: Northey Island foreshore

Grid reference: TL 874 059 (approx)

Brief description of site:

London Clay fossils can be found on the foreshore at low tide. Stems of the fossil crinoid (sea lily) Isselicrinus subbasaltiformis occur in abundance (George & Vincent 1976).

The island can only be reached at low tide by a causeway from the mainland. The island itself is a National Trust reserve (accessible with a permit in advance) but fossils can be freely collected from the foreshore at low tide.


 

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Reference: George & Vincent 1976 (p. 27)

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