SW5842 : Raised beach deposits

taken 2 years ago, near to Gwithian, Cornwall, Great Britain

Raised beach deposits
Raised beach deposits
Deformed slates of Devonian age are overlain by beds of cobbles and cemented sands. These sediments record interglacial periods when relative sea level was higher than during the glacial periods, and are records of contemporary beach deposits.
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Thursday, 24 October, 2019
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Geological Feature 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 5807 4299 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:14.2369N 5:23.6450W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 5807 4299
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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