Charmouth, Dorset: The eroding cliffs spill ammonites back into the sea, while fossil hunters filter along the beach

The crashing waves throw up a misty-grey haze as they break against the bottom of crumbling ashen cliffs that slouch on to the top of the beach. The backdrop is the imposing hulk of Golden Cap, its sandstone-topped, ragged, seaward face cascading at 45 degrees for 200 metres to meet the churning waters.

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