Zig Zag Folds - Millook Haven (S2)

The famous Zig Zag folds in the cliffs at Millhook Haven.
Sandstone and shale beds of the Crackington Formation have been spectacularly deformed into a vertical cascade of zigzag folds (anticlines and synclines), lying on their sides , as a result of the Variscan Orogeny (mountain-building) at the end of the Carboniferous Period.
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Location - Millook Haven is to the South of Widemouth Bay in Section / Gallery 2.
Ref:
1693
Date:
2015-06-08 00:00:00.0
Location:
SS 1852.0020
Photographer:

Zig Zag Folds - Millook Haven (S2)

The famous Zig Zag folds in the cliffs at Millhook Haven.
Sandstone and shale beds of the Crackington Formation have been spectacularly deformed into a vertical cascade of zigzag folds (anticlines and synclines), lying on their sides , as a result of the Variscan Orogeny (mountain-building) at the end of the Carboniferous Period.
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Location - Millook Haven is to the South of Widemouth Bay in Section / Gallery 2.
Ref:
1693
Date:
2015-06-08 00:00:00.0
Location:
SS 1852.0020
Photographer: