WESTWARD HO! FIELDTRIP SOUTH MOLTON CC  DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY
“ Nothing in this world is permanent except change”   Heraclitus  Greek philosopher  (535 - 475 BC)
Source of Pebbles – Hartland Quay
 
 
 
 
Westward Ho! Beach
Cobalt Apartments
Nassau Court
View From Kipling Tor
Wave Patterns at Westward Ho!
Old Coastguard Lookout
Cornborough Wave Cut Platform
Cornborough Beach
Mermaid’s Pool and Wave Cut Platform
Cliff Instability Above Mermaid’s Pool
Raised Beach Behind Mermaid’s Pool
Raised Beach and Old Cliff Line, Seafield
8m platform   at Seafield marks sea level 125,000 years ago in last warm period. The pebble beach of that time is capped  ...
Old Sewage Pipe
Wave Cut Platform
Active Erosion at Seafield House
Cave in Present Cliffline
Pot Hole on Wave Cut Platform
Pebbles in Raised Beach at Seafield House
Victorian Sea Wall Below Caravan Park
Sea Wall and Rock Armour by Slipway
Sea Wall
Rock Armour (Rip Rap) below Sea Wall
Sea Wall, Rip Rap and Beach Deposits
Waves Breaking on Sea Armour
Westward Ho! Beach and Slipway
Exposed Beach - 1984
Pebble Ridge From Kipling Tor
Pebble Ridge & Sandymere
The Pebble Ridge & Northam Burrows
Taw-Torridge Estuary & Northam Burrows
The Pebble Ridge
Material at Westward Ho! Includes rounded blocks from the Hartland direction and local slate type rocks. All the pebbles a...
The Pebble Ridge & Northam Burrows
Pebble Ridge Retreat 1861 to 1947 (Average = 1.5 m/yr)
, The Pebble Ridge (showing old groyne)
Gabions abandoned Pebble Ridge Gabions Isolated by Ridge Retreat (1985)
replenish2 Beach Replenishment
1962 Torn gap infilled  Repairing a Breach - 1962
Waves Breaching Pebble Ridge & Flooding Northam Burrows
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Westward ho photo tour

  1. 1. WESTWARD HO! FIELDTRIP SOUTH MOLTON CC DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY
  2. 2. “ Nothing in this world is permanent except change” Heraclitus Greek philosopher (535 - 475 BC)
  3. 3. Source of Pebbles – Hartland Quay
  4. 8. Westward Ho! Beach
  5. 9. Cobalt Apartments
  6. 10. Nassau Court
  7. 11. View From Kipling Tor
  8. 12. Wave Patterns at Westward Ho!
  9. 13. Old Coastguard Lookout
  10. 14. Cornborough Wave Cut Platform
  11. 15. Cornborough Beach
  12. 16. Mermaid’s Pool and Wave Cut Platform
  13. 17. Cliff Instability Above Mermaid’s Pool
  14. 18. Raised Beach Behind Mermaid’s Pool
  15. 19. Raised Beach and Old Cliff Line, Seafield
  16. 20. 8m platform at Seafield marks sea level 125,000 years ago in last warm period. The pebble beach of that time is capped by the cold stage slope debris (HEAD).
  17. 21. Old Sewage Pipe
  18. 22. Wave Cut Platform
  19. 23. Active Erosion at Seafield House
  20. 24. Cave in Present Cliffline
  21. 25. Pot Hole on Wave Cut Platform
  22. 26. Pebbles in Raised Beach at Seafield House
  23. 27. Victorian Sea Wall Below Caravan Park
  24. 28. Sea Wall and Rock Armour by Slipway
  25. 29. Sea Wall
  26. 30. Rock Armour (Rip Rap) below Sea Wall
  27. 31. Sea Wall, Rip Rap and Beach Deposits
  28. 32. Waves Breaking on Sea Armour
  29. 33. Westward Ho! Beach and Slipway
  30. 34. Exposed Beach - 1984
  31. 35. Pebble Ridge From Kipling Tor
  32. 36. Pebble Ridge & Sandymere
  33. 37. The Pebble Ridge & Northam Burrows
  34. 38. Taw-Torridge Estuary & Northam Burrows
  35. 39. The Pebble Ridge
  36. 40. Material at Westward Ho! Includes rounded blocks from the Hartland direction and local slate type rocks. All the pebbles at Westward Ho! show percussion scars where rocks have hit them . This is Abrasion and Corrasion.
  37. 41. The Pebble Ridge & Northam Burrows
  38. 42. Pebble Ridge Retreat 1861 to 1947 (Average = 1.5 m/yr)
  39. 43. , The Pebble Ridge (showing old groyne)
  40. 44. Gabions abandoned Pebble Ridge Gabions Isolated by Ridge Retreat (1985)
  41. 45. replenish2 Beach Replenishment
  42. 46. 1962 Torn gap infilled Repairing a Breach - 1962
  43. 47. Waves Breaching Pebble Ridge & Flooding Northam Burrows

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