Erosion, weathering and trace fossils

Broome North Primary School year 4 students are studying erosion and weathering, so we explored Entrance Point beach.

Water channels that left their shape in the 130-million-year-old Broome Sandstone.

The rock and the sediment layers tell a fascinating story if you take time to look, listen and learn.

Thanks to Dianne and Leong for showing everyone around and to Nadia for the photos.

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The sediment layers are so clear
Lots of sauropod footprints at varying degrees of weathering
The track has weathered away like onion rings
Thalassinoides burrows
Thalassinoides burrows are everywhere
A big sauropod back foot
Looks like the dinosaur just walked by
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