Raised Beach

A view from the grassy meadow west of Seafield House (1885) - Westward Ho!.
Beach deposits of sandstone cobbles in a sandy matrix lying on an ancient wave cut platform , left high and dry when sea levels fell 125,000 years ago.
Covered with head from the period 10,000 - 100,000 years ago when periglacial conditions - freeze / thaw cycles caused the rock to fragment into a layer of angular stones and small debris.
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Date:
2016-04-27 00:00:00.0
Location:
SS 4203 2903
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Raised Beach

A view from the grassy meadow west of Seafield House (1885) - Westward Ho!.
Beach deposits of sandstone cobbles in a sandy matrix lying on an ancient wave cut platform , left high and dry when sea levels fell 125,000 years ago.
Covered with head from the period 10,000 - 100,000 years ago when periglacial conditions - freeze / thaw cycles caused the rock to fragment into a layer of angular stones and small debris.
Ref:
3209
Date:
2016-04-27 00:00:00.0
Location:
SS 4203 2903
Photographer: