Lias


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Lias

(ˈlaɪəs)
n
(Geological Science) the lowest series of rocks of the Jurassic system
[C15 (referring to a kind of limestone), C19 (geological sense) from Old French liois, perhaps from lie lees, dregs, so called from its appearance]
Liassic adj
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There were huge tortoises too, paddling about among these other reptiles, which Perry said were Plesiosaurs of the Lias. I didn't question his veracity--they might have been most anything.
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The Army G-4's Logistics Innovation Agency (LIA) has published an excellent website with the details: https://lia.army.mil/cloe/
Named after the local blue lias rock, each walk is clearly marked with distinctive blue ammonite fossil discs.