SX8136 : Head deposit sea stacks

taken 2 years ago, near to Hallsands, Devon, Great Britain

Head deposit sea stacks
Head deposit sea stacks
These stacks are on a wave cut platform from the last interglacial period 100,000 years ago when temperatures were a bit higher and sea levels about a metre higher. Conditions in between were periglacial (tundra) leading to head deposits on the high and dry wave cut platform. Ice sheets and glaciers haven't reached south Devon at any stage in the current overall ice age.
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8142 3692 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:13.2222N 3:39.8128W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 81452 36952
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Wave-Cut Platform  Head Deposits 

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