Lyme Regis


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Lyme Regis

(līm rē`jĭs), town (1991 pop. 3,447), Dorset, SW England. The town is a tourist resort. Paleontological discoveries have been made in the blue Lias rocks quarried near Lyme Regis.
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Lyme Regis

a resort in S England, in Dorset, on the English Channel: noted for finds of prehistoric fossils. Pop.: 4406 (2001)
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Lloyds Bank, which is closing its branch in Lyme Regis, UK, is to continue to offer mobile banking services.
The Alexander is in a prime positon overlooking Lyme Regis
There's a local Lyme Regis legend about a giant crocodile whose bones locals report having seen.
My mother still lives in West Bay and I have a restaurant in Lyme Regis. I just loved the position, looking out over the sea.
The boat came ashore in Lyme Regis at 11pm on New Year's Day.
As rain plopped onto our jackets, my tour group huddled against the side of the Lyme Regis Museum on the southwest coast of England, struggling to hear our fossil-hunting guide over the sound of wind and waves.
Claire Perkins, of Solihull, fell 10ft into the sea from historic pier The Cobb, in Lyme Regis, Dorset, while she was with her parents Paula and Mark.
Dorset Police said the woman, aged 20 and from Solihull in the West Midlands, was in Lyme Regis at around 12.45pm on Friday with her family, who were on holiday in the area, waiting to take a charter boat cruise.
A middle-class spinster, Elizabeth Philpot who was sent away with two of her sisters to live in Lyme Regis when their brother inherited the family property and married developed an interest in fish fossils and became Mary's fossil-hunting partner and her champion to the scientific community.
They also learned about world famous fossil collector Mary Anning, who discovered the ichthyosaur fossils in Lyme Regis.
Googling a runner Black Ven 2.10 Leicester Part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site, this cliff is situated between the Dorset towns of Charmouth and Lyme Regis. It is prone to mudslides, regularly uncovering new fossil material for paleontologists and eager tourists.