Rock - Man Of War Gneiss - Polpeor Cove (S17)

Gneiss can be seen as boulders deposited on the rocky beach at Polpeor Cove , they are some of the oldest rocks in Cornwall , a metamorphosed Granite - 500 million year old , named after the 'Man of War' Islet.
The boulders have been brought in by the waves from the nearby Islets and Offshore Reefs
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Location - West of Lizard Lighthouse - Section / Gallery 17 .
Ref:
1031
Date:
2015-03-20 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 7015.1139
Photographer:

Rock - Man Of War Gneiss - Polpeor Cove (S17)

Gneiss can be seen as boulders deposited on the rocky beach at Polpeor Cove , they are some of the oldest rocks in Cornwall , a metamorphosed Granite - 500 million year old , named after the 'Man of War' Islet.
The boulders have been brought in by the waves from the nearby Islets and Offshore Reefs
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Location - West of Lizard Lighthouse - Section / Gallery 17 .
Ref:
1031
Date:
2015-03-20 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 7015.1139
Photographer: