Prehistoric Submerged Forest - 3
Prehistoric Submerged Forest - 3

Peat Shelves on Lydstep Haven Beach .
Some pieces of wood and tree roots are visible amongst the peat deposits - which rest on Clay.
The storms of 2014 have exposed more of this feature than usual .
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As at Amroth , the remains of a " drowned forest" , submerged about 6,000yrs ago , may been seen , at low tides / low sand levels .
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A number of other beaches around the coast show this feature - under optimum conditions .
Amroth , Abermawr and at times - Freshwater West , Manorbier , Newport , Newgale , Whitesands and Wisemman's Bridge.

Ref: 12685

Date: 16/01/2014

Location: SS 0935.9848

Prehistoric Submerged Forest - 3

Peat Shelves on Lydstep Haven Beach .
Some pieces of wood and tree roots are visible amongst the peat deposits - which rest on Clay.
The storms of 2014 have exposed more of this feature than usual .
--------------------
As at Amroth , the remains of a " drowned forest" , submerged about 6,000yrs ago , may been seen , at low tides / low sand levels .
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A number of other beaches around the coast show this feature - under optimum conditions .
Amroth , Abermawr and at times - Freshwater West , Manorbier , Newport , Newgale , Whitesands and Wisemman's Bridge.

Ref: 12685

Date: 16/01/2014

Location: SS 0935.9848