The fossilized dinosaur footprints lead the way, Pandanus Palms and a wonder of the Dampier Peninsula from Broome and all parts north, the rare and Endangered ecology of a “Remnant Vine Forest”. This is a rare mix of fruiting trees and vines, providing the original inhabitants an all-year-round larder to add to the wide choice of seafood.
Low tide out to where the water changes colour unveils at least 16 species of dinosaurs that once roamed a wetland here 130 million years ago. The fossils run about 200km along the coast in many layered slabs of sandstone.
Some happy campers in the background enjoying the winter sunshine:
The green fluffy balls seen, is a patch of Beach Spinifex. Click to enlarge all images.
If Premier Barnett and Woodside Petroleum had got their way, this would all be gone. They (Woodside) have since withdrawn the project.