How much do we know about Stonehenge? Less than we think. And what has Stonehenge got to do with the Ice Age? More than we might think. This blog is mostly devoted to the problems of where the Stonehenge bluestones came from, and how they got from their source areas to the monument. Now and then I will muse on related Stonehenge topics which have an Ice Age dimension...
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Tuesday 3 March 2020
Submerged forest exposures
Exposures at the base of the storm beach at Abermawr
Exposures at Freshwater West
Peat beds and tree remains at Wisemans Bridge, 2014
Peat beds and tree trunks etc seen in Manorbier Bay -- exposed very rarely.
This photo is from 2014.
These excellent photos above are courtesy Pembrokeshire Coastal Photography. Photo from the Coflein records for Whitesands -- showing tree remains exposed on the foreshore directly in front of the car park. ====================
OTHER CONFIRMED SUBMERGED FOREST SITES
In the literature, the submerged forest is also recorded at the following Pembrokeshire sites -- but as yet I have not been able to source any photographs.
Added 4th March 2020
Submerged forest exposed at the edge of the storm beach, Abereiddi, Feb 2014 (Dan Soper). A big tree down.........