4: East Sussex Local Geological Sites - Coastal Section Ecclesbourne Glen to Fairlight Cove

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East Sussex Local Geological Sites - Coastal Section Ecclesbourne Glen to Fairlight Cove

Hanging valley at Ecclesbourne Glen. Cliffs expose upper part of Ashdown Formation, dominantly sandstones with more siltstones in the lower part. A thin capping of Wadhurst Clay Formation, including the Cliff End Sandstone, is present at the top of the cliffs on either side of the glen. Sandstones in the middle of the Ashdown Formation outcrop on the forshore.
Photograph taken: 24/08/2011
Grid ref TQ83890994
Direction west

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