Raised Beach / Portheras Cove - 2 (S16)
Raised Beach / Portheras Cove - 2 (S16)

Rounded stones at beach level , a raised beach, deposited about 120,000 years ago when sea levels were higher than now.
Angular frost shattered rocks are above , formed as frozen ground melted in warmer periods during the last Ice Age that lasted until 10,000 years ago.
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Location - Portheras Cove is to the east of Pendeen Lighthouse in Gallery 16

Ref: 1456

Date: 18/05/2015

Location: SW 3889.3572

Raised Beach / Portheras Cove - 2 (S16)

Rounded stones at beach level , a raised beach, deposited about 120,000 years ago when sea levels were higher than now.
Angular frost shattered rocks are above , formed as frozen ground melted in warmer periods during the last Ice Age that lasted until 10,000 years ago.
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Location - Portheras Cove is to the east of Pendeen Lighthouse in Gallery 16

Ref: 1456

Date: 18/05/2015

Location: SW 3889.3572