Whale's bone


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You can climb up the "Keiber Pass" to see the huge whale's bone monument and Captain Cook memorial, or up the 39 steps to Whitby Abbey to enjoy fabulous sea views all around.
Reverse engineering what work was done in 1934, the whale's bones were dismantled over the course of four months, working up from the vertebrae to the skull - the hardest part to manoeuvre due to its size, weight and complexity.
The fascinating Whaling Museum, which houses a 45-ton sperm whale's bones, is an essential stop.
Still others--worms, clams, mussels, among others--take advantage of the sulfide-rich environment created by the steady bacterial decomposition of lipids in the whale's bones.
Reversing the work done in 1934, the whale's bones were dismantled over the course of four months, working up from the vertebrae to the skull.