SH4356 : Glacial deposits 1

near to Llandwrog, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Glacial deposits 1
Glacial deposits 1
The hill fort of Dinas Dinlle is situated upon a thick pile of glacial deposits, now much eroded by the sea and part of a long ridge whose remnants are now submerged. The material is not a till, but a moraine, and the contorted nature of the sediments show that it has been pushed along several times by an advancing and retreating ice front. The materials are glacio-fluvial gravels which were discharged by meltwater floods alternating with sandy or clay-rich deposits characteristic of low discharge rates. Ice-marginal features such as this are well-known in areas subject to modern glaciation.
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2012
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Geograph
Date Taken
Sunday, 2 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4363 5626 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.8362N 4:20.1573W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4363 5622
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