Peat Deposits - Praa Sands (S16)

Near the western end of Praa Sands are Peat Beds .
A thin layer of peat about 2000 years old , rests on a thin pebbly loam underlain by head.
The deposits probably formed in a lake behind an old dune system .
The peat was buried by advancing sand dunes but is now being exposed by the erosion.
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Location - Praa Sands is between St Michael's Mount and Porthleven - Section / Gallery 16
Ref:
2591
Date:
2015-11-23 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 5780 2807
Photographer:

Peat Deposits - Praa Sands (S16)

Near the western end of Praa Sands are Peat Beds .
A thin layer of peat about 2000 years old , rests on a thin pebbly loam underlain by head.
The deposits probably formed in a lake behind an old dune system .
The peat was buried by advancing sand dunes but is now being exposed by the erosion.
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Location - Praa Sands is between St Michael's Mount and Porthleven - Section / Gallery 16
Ref:
2591
Date:
2015-11-23 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 5780 2807
Photographer: