Tag Archives: dinosaur footprints

Broome’s rare coastline …

Some extraordinary beaches surround Broome, including Cable Beach, interspersed with rocky outcrops, much of it sandstone, with some prints of past travelers from 130 million years ago. Here are some images from one of the significant ones. Click twice for … Continue reading

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dinosaur sites, by the dozen …

Broome has become an international sensation in the world of paleo science, with up to 200 kms of sandstone reef shelves covered in dinosaur stories. Their footprints now provide enough research materials for decades and more. Dr Steve Salisbury is … Continue reading

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exposing dinosaur tracks …

Fortunately, the tides do the work, leaving Dr Salisbury to locate and map: Written by  Kandy Curran RESEARCHERS are working to reconstruct scenes from 130 million years ago, when Australia was still connected to Antarctica and covered in towering conifer forests, … Continue reading

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up the beach …

Barred Creek, about 30km north of Broome is a popular fishing and camping destination for locals. It has everything, beaches, creeks, sandstone rocks, fossil trees, mangroves, fish and flowers. Oh, and a very good exercise area for dogs. To top … Continue reading

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tracking dinosaurs …

The world’s most impressive and substantial dinosaur footprint highway is about to be bombarded by a number of human Paleontologist and assisting researcher’s footprints, drones and lasers. The Broome coastline for 200 km contains examples of at least 16 different … Continue reading

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the dinosaur story of Broome’s coast …

This seasons dinosaur footprint research with Dr Steve Salisbury, a Palaeontologist from the University of Queensland has finished. King tides are over until September, so tracks will be hidden by the sea for much of the time until then. Steve … Continue reading

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continuing dinosaur hunting using drone technology …

Drone technology is now a tool that helps to identify and follow dinosaur footprints from the James Price Point area and all along the coast north of Broome at low tide.  Dr Steve Salisbury is pictured here along with traditional … Continue reading

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sight-seeing West Kimberley icons …

…Sights in Broome have to include dinosaur footprints, sunrise and sunsets over beaches, the bird life, and riding a camel on Cable Beach.Sunset above, and below, a sunrise over Roebuck Bay. Followed by Pandanus Palms and camels. Of course, a … Continue reading

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the Port of Broome …

The Port of Broome is surrounded by a diverse and spectacular environment, despite attempts over the years to develop the area into a large industrial set-up. There are already inroads from the oil and gas sector to expand, including a … Continue reading

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under the waves, Roebuck Bay, Broome

The wealth of the environment surrounding Broome is astounding. It’s just that you can’t often see it. Our own impact on Roebuck Bay must remain small so these rare mammals’ ecology remains pristine. Broome Seagrass and Roebuck Bay Working Group … Continue reading

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