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Dinosaur prints in Asturias

Dinosaur prints in Asturias (Yacimiento de Icnitas)

This a group of 446 dinosaur prints in Asturias from the Jurassic. The prints on the Playa de la Griega are of a large sauropod, and measure 130cm across. They are the largest dinosaur prints found so far in Spain and among the largest anywhere in the world.

Some sites along the so-called Dinosaur coast include:

  • La playa de Merón , los acantilados de Oles y el faro y puerto de Tazones (Villaviciosa).
  • Los acantilados de Lastres y la playa de La Griega (Colunga).
  • La playa de Vega, los acantilados de Tereñes y la playa de Ribadesella (Ribadesella).

External links

Dinosaurs tracks The Jurassic coast. Take on Dinosaurs and follow their traces.

Dinosaur tracks (Asturian tourist guide) Awful English, but you'll get the idea.




See also
Nature Guide to Asturias and Cantabria Places to stay in Asturias Places to stay in Cantabria
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