Category Archives: Whitby Jet

Whitby Today

Whitby today in some ways is far removed from the Whitby of many years ago. Most of Whitby’s commerce and general day to day life revolved around Whitby harbour. From early days fishing has been the most important factor in the … Continue reading

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WHITBY JET

During the Jurassic Period of approximately 180 million years ago, tropical waters covered a large area of the North Yorkshire Coast and the North Yorkshire Moors.  The river deltas brought fallen monkey-puzzle trees (araucaria araucana) down from inland where they were … Continue reading

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