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Written and designed by Roy Shepherd. Special thanks to my wonderful wife
Lucinda Shepherd, friend Robert Randell and various experts for their support.

Littlehampton (West Sussex)
Location maps
Littlehampton West Beach
Location summary
Geological period
Late Cretaceous epoch
Approximate age
90-71 million years
Fossil diversity
Echinoids, bivalves, sponges...
Supply of fresh material
Limited
Dangers to consider
Fast flowing river nearby... read more
Equipment needed
None
Protection status
None
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