Perspectives: Alternative locations for Troy

The ancient city of Troy is widely accepted to have been located in north-west Turkey, at a place called Hisarlik. This is where the legendary Trojan War between the Achaeans (Greeks) and the Trojans and their allies, as described in Homer’s Iliad, is said to have taken place. The archaeological site – originally excavated by…

imedia: Fossil hunting on the Jurassic Coast

What is the Jurassic Coast? The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site that spans from East Devon to Dorset, in southern England. Along its 95 miles of coastline, you can travel through 185 million years of geological history, which has been exposed by coastal erosion to form an almost continuous sequence covering the Triassic,…