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P number: P005431
Old photograph number: A13715
Caption: 150 m. N. of Le Port, St. Peter, Jersey. Looking S.
Description: Late Boreal/early Atlantic peat on the foreshore in St. Ouen's Bay. The peat occurs in the modern beach and is gradually being destroyed by modern wave action. The top surface of the peat shows the effects of gullying caused by this erosion. Erosion is however intermittent as the peat is buried by modern beach deposits for most of each year and only exposed by severe storms.
Date taken: 01/01/1976
Photographer: Jeffery, C.J.
Copyright statement: NERC
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 238.94 KB; 1000 x 659 pixels; 85 x 56 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 174 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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