Westward Ho! - Raised Beach
Westward Ho! - Raised Beach

A view from the grassy meadow west of Seafield House (1885) - Westward Ho!.
Beach deposits of sandstone cobbles in a sandy matrix lying on an ancient wave cut platform ,
left high and dry when sea levels fell 125,000 years ago.
Covered with head from the period 10,000 - 100,000 years ago when periglacial conditions -
freeze / thaw cycles caused the rock to fragment into a layer of angular stones and small debris.

Ref: 3209

Date: 27/04/2016

Location: SS 4203 2903

Westward Ho! - Raised Beach

A view from the grassy meadow west of Seafield House (1885) - Westward Ho!.
Beach deposits of sandstone cobbles in a sandy matrix lying on an ancient wave cut platform ,
left high and dry when sea levels fell 125,000 years ago.
Covered with head from the period 10,000 - 100,000 years ago when periglacial conditions -
freeze / thaw cycles caused the rock to fragment into a layer of angular stones and small debris.

Ref: 3209

Date: 27/04/2016

Location: SS 4203 2903