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graftonsquare

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Hello. I found this today in a ploughed field (near Milton Keynes). Wondered if the Forum could help establish what it is? Thanks in advance IMG_1329.jpg  IMG_1330.jpg  IMG_1331.jpg
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Hello and welcome to the forum, I am 20 mles SE of you (Dunstable)! What you have found is the terminal (end) of a burrow made in the sea bed by a crustacean or worm and filled with flint. It has eroded out of the chalk and will be 75 - 85 million years old. These are also known as 'ichno fossils' or trace fossils. I hope this helps
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Hello Colin and thanks! That's really fascinating. Strange to think so far inland was sea. I take it Dunstable was also under water then??
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oh yes! at that time!



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