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PORLOCK BEACH SOMERSET

A sea of pebbles at Porlock beach in Exmoor National Park, North Somerset, SW England, UK. Wooden groynes (posts) can be seen in the middle distance to prevent erosion due to longshore drift. I remember a school field trip here years ago to measure average pebble sizes up and down the beach to prove direction of movement and erosion. We knew how to have fun in those days!

At low tide the remains of a submerged forest can be seen as the area was several miles inland until the sea level in the Bristol Channel rose about 7000 to 8000 years ago.

Apparently the village of Porlock has the most elderly population in the country (over 40% pensionable age).

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PENTAX Optio I-10

Aperture
f/3.5
FocalLength
28
Exposure
1/1000
ISO
80
Flash
24
  • Image type: image/jpeg
  • Exposure: 1/1000
  • Resolution: 72/1
  • Created: 3rd July 2011
  • Uploaded: 13th September 2020
  • Category: Seascape
  • Views: 20
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  • CeeKay Photography
    • Seller
    1 month ago
    Lovely shot. We were due to visit, Covid put pay to plans; great to see it here. Nice the way Exmoor rolls on to this coast line. :)
    • Richard Brookes
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      1 month ago
      Thanks Kerry, much appreciated. That's a shame. I hope you can reschedule and visit soon!