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Visit the tropical seas of Derbyshire

Apr 7th, 2011 | By

I kid you not!

A few weeks ago, I took a trip back in time: 330 million years ago, during the Lower Carboniferous – Britain was located just south of the equator and Derbyshire was a series of tropical seas, crisscrossed by deep water gulfs, shallow lagoons with fringing and patch reefs.