Rock textures and patterns at Osmington Bay

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Natural rock textures, patterns and colours in beach boulders at Osmington Bay, Dorset, UK, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (1)

Just some close-up photographs of rocks on the beach at Osmington Bay, Dorset, UK on the Jurassic Coast. They show different natural textures, colours, and patterns reflecting the composition or petrology; sedimentation and erosional processes; and preservation of traces of animal burrowing in one case.

Natural rock textures, patterns and colours in beach boulders at Osmington Bay, Dorset, UK, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site - showing trace fossil marine polychaete worm burrows (2)

Natural rock textures, patterns and colours in beach boulders at Osmington Bay, Dorset, UK, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (3)

Natural rock textures, patterns and colours in beach boulders at Osmington Bay, Dorset, UK, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (4)

Natural rock textures, patterns and colours in beach boulders at Osmington Bay, Dorset, UK, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (5)

Natural rock textures, patterns and colours in beach boulders at Osmington Bay, Dorset, UK, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (6)

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