Devonian Sanstone - photographic print by Alex Rowbotham

More accurately this sandstone is called Otter Sandstone, rich in iron oxide. Found on the coastal areas close to the river Otter at Budleigh Salterton in Devon, United Kingdom.

The pebble beach and cliffs are part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site, although this is an arrangement of geographical convenience, rather than being correct from the geological time point of view. Much of the geology is Triassic, represented by bunter sandstone (Budleigh Salterton Pebble Beds).

This image has been used in a museum installation to help illustrate an atmosphere of the Devonian and Triassic periods

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