J6245 : View East along the main path in the Ballyquintin Nature Reserve

taken 5 months ago, near to Bar Hall, Northern Ireland

View East along the main path in the Ballyquintin Nature Reserve
View East along the main path in the Ballyquintin Nature Reserve
The remnant cliff can be seen on the left marking the landward boundary of the raised beach.
Ballyquintin National Nature Reserve
The Reserve occupies a section of the extensive raised beach around Ballyquintin Point. The beach was created by isostatic uplift in the post glacial period. Often used as a text book example of isostatic features - including relict cliffs, wave cut platforms and gravel deposits - the Ballyquintin raised beach has rather surprisingly not been the subject of detailed study.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 625 456 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:19.9940N 5:30.1431W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 624 455
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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