Saundersfoot Rock Formations

Pembrokshire's coast is world famous in geological circles for it's rock formations. The "folding" look was caused during the Variscan orogeny at the end of the Carboniferous period when the continents of Laurasia and Gondwana collided to form Pangea. At the time (c. 360Ma) Wales lay at the equator.

Pembrokshire's coast is world famous in geological circles for it's rock formations. The "folding" look was caused during the Variscan orogeny at the end of the Carboniferous period when the continents of Laurasia and Gondwana collided to form Pangea. At the time (c. 360Ma) Wales lay at the equator.
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Pembrokshire's coast is world famous in geological circles for it's rock formations. The Pembrokshire's coast is world famous in geological circles for it's rock formations. The Pembrokshire's coast is world famous in geological circles for it's rock formations. The
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DescriptionPembrokshire's coast is world famous in geological circles for it's rock formations. The "folding" look was caused during the Variscan orogeny at the end of the Carboniferous period when the continents of Laurasia and Gondwana collided to form Pangea. At the time (c. 360Ma) Wales lay at the equator.
CountyPembrokeshire
CountryCymru/Wales
Copyright2006 Ken Davies & Debbie Phillips
Tags 2006 Beach Canon EOS 5D Carboniferous period Cymru Geology Outdoors Pangea Pembrokeshire Rock Formations Saundersfoot Sea Seashore Seaside Sedimentary deposits Variscan orogeny Wales Wales/Cymru West Wales
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Lens24.0-70.0 mm 
Focal Length24mm
Focal Length (35mm)24mm
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ISO Speed320

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