Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Dorset and East Devon Coast, United Kingdom

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_541

This area is located along the coast of Lyme Bay in Dorset and South Devon in southwestern England. The core protection area covers 25.5 km2. The cliffs of the heritage site expose a virtually uninterrupted sequence of Mesozoic rock formations, covering approximately 185 million years of earth history.

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