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Select a menu button to go to a Mappp.

For example selecting Wildlife will offer you Wildlife on the Jurassic Coast, Devon or Cornwall. Choosing one of these will produce a map with a list of sites on the right hand side. This can be scrolled through and one site selected. It will ping up on the map, showing you where it is and give an outline of its features. Selecting the 'site information' at the bottom of this pop-up will take you to another page with the full site information.




Whilst in the site information page, you will see various links; men with maps. Selecting them will move you around the site as illustrated.

The information on these pages can be translated in several languages using the selector at the bottom of the page. The original language, english, can be selected at the top pf the page to reset it.



There are some 460 sites currently listed. Whilst on the site page, you can search all of the sites for key words and this will produce a list of sites that contain the word, for example the seaweed 'wrack', was searched for here. The blue links will then take you through to that site.


The "Walks and hikes" button will open a page with a map and database. The database will 'follow the map, displaying the sections of coast path currently showing on the map. By selecting the appropriate information layer, you can then select a highlighted area to see what's there.

By clicking to the left of the section, that section of the path is highlighted and once selected, you can zoom to it. 


Whilst in the Site information page, there are a series of blue links:

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Geology gives the Jurassic Coast in 23 sections. Each with a section of the coast and the colour coded description of each formation given below.
  • Wildlife sites of interest gives a list of the 460 sites contained in the database.

The links below this link to the plant database:

  • Ancient woodland indicator plants gives a list of the plants, other than the ancient trees themselves, that are indicative of woods that have been continuously wooded since AD1600.
  • Plant list gives a list of the plants in the database, with an english name where found, a latin name, family and 'type'.
  • Plants in habitats and communities allows for the selection of plants found in particular habitats.
  • Bryophytes gives the mosses and liverworts and allows their selection by habitat.
  • Marine algae gives a list of algae that can be selected by colour and form.