Raised Beach / Ice Wedge - Spit Beach (S23)

Raised Beach deposits in the cliffs at the back of Spit Beach, formed about 120,000 years ago when sea levels were 5 - 8m higher than present.
The Horizontally deposited gravels have vertical elements ( Ice Wedge) formed when stones dropped into cracks formed by the contraction of ice-logged subsoil under cold permafrost conditions.
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Spit Beach is to the west of Par in Section / Gallery 23.
Ref:
2616.7
Date:
2015-12-08 00:00:00.0
Location:
SX 0732 5242
Photographer:

Raised Beach / Ice Wedge - Spit Beach (S23)

Raised Beach deposits in the cliffs at the back of Spit Beach, formed about 120,000 years ago when sea levels were 5 - 8m higher than present.
The Horizontally deposited gravels have vertical elements ( Ice Wedge) formed when stones dropped into cracks formed by the contraction of ice-logged subsoil under cold permafrost conditions.
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Spit Beach is to the west of Par in Section / Gallery 23.
Ref:
2616.7
Date:
2015-12-08 00:00:00.0
Location:
SX 0732 5242
Photographer: