SY1387 : Sandstone and mudstone at Salcombe Hill Cliff

taken 9 years ago, near to Sidmouth, Devon, Great Britain

Sandstone and mudstone at Salcombe Hill Cliff
Sandstone and mudstone at Salcombe Hill Cliff
The rock on the right is Mercia mudstone - Keuper marl - about 200 million years old. It has very fine particles incorporating sand and clay. That on the far left near Sidmouth is Otter sandstone, Middle Triassic, about 240 million years old. It has clear sedimentary layers.

See Jurassiccoastline.com LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) and Sidmouth geology by Ian West from Southampton University LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 March, 2009
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Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 133 874 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:40.7981N 3:13.6421W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SY 134 874
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