SH6178 : Dewatering Structure

taken 7 years ago, near to Llangoed, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Dewatering Structure
Dewatering Structure
The vertical finger of finer-grained material in the conglomerate was probably formed when the conglomerate was being deposited on top of wet sediment. As the weight of the conglomerate increased, compression of the underlying sediment led to the water being expelled suddenly upwards, creating a crevice which was then filled in by the remains of the underlying sediment.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 July, 2010
Category
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6189 7861 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.1847N 4:4.3930W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6189 7861
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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