When you next take a stroll along the Pier at Whitby, stop at the light house, and look back towards the town. You will notice that the cliffs on either side of the pier look very different to each other. Why?
THE EAST CLIFFS
The East Cliffs have lots of horizontal layers of dark and light rock—shales and sandstones.
Heliophyllum (or “Horn Coral”) is an extinct Genus of Coral that existed predominantly in the
Devonian (408-360 million years ago).
This well preserved specimen was found in the beechwood limestone (Clark County, Indiana, USA)
This picture of the Heliophyllum horn coral shows the beaded pattern along its septa lines.
After a slow start, I’m on a roll…. papers everywhere, highlighters at hand, a small mountain of pens and pencils …. SXG390 success here I come!
Its a strange thing, making “big” decisions regarding the topic – on one hand I am well motivated and fairly certain regarding what I want to look at, and on the other, I feel that I have to complete the research before coming up with the title! Been on the phone to my (Phd) brother regarding tips in reading, and made many contacts, but at the end of the day, I have to sit down and learn to make efficient notes and not waste time reading fruitless papers!
ho hum…. procrastination needs to come to an end and I had better get back to it!