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Crackington Haven beach (Aug 1992)

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pedrocut on March 28, 2010

The village gives its name to the Crackington Formation, a sequence of Carboniferous sandstones and grey shales laid down around 325 million years ago.

The formation was subject to compression during the Variscan Orogeny causing dramatic folds.

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  • Uploaded on March 28, 2010
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    by pedrocut
    • Camera: Plustek OpticFilm 7300