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Sefton coast and Ribble estuary Holocene evolution, modern sedimentary environments and coastal zone management : prepared for a British Sedimentological Research Group field excursion 18 December 1993 by Kenneth Pye

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Published by Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p13-18.

Statementby K.Pye and A.Neal.
ContributionsNeal, A.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p. :
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL21185554M

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West of Preston, the Ribble meets the Irish Sea in a funnel-shaped estuary, 16 km across at its mouth, the influence of which extends as far as Rossall Point in the north and Formby Point to the south. The Ribble Estuary evolved as the sea-level rose rapidly at the end of the Ice Age, 10 years ago, when an existing valley was flooded. Oct 01,  · People urged to help save sealife on the Sefton coast and Ribble estuary. Area off Southport is home to dolphins, basking sharks, turtles, herring, ocean quahogs, and more. Final stop of the day, Wild Place , Another Place, Crosby Beach, Sefton Coast, Lancashire. Antony Gormley’s Another Place is an art installation on the beach at Crosby. identical iron men along a 3km stretch of coast and at varying distances from the shore. Mar 24,  · By far the worst maritime catastrophe in the waters off the Sefton coast was the fate which befell the Mexico. towed through the Ribble estuary. her lines as she was being towed up the Author: Jamie Mcloughlin.

Southport & Sefton Coast Nature Reserves. Nature Reserves and RSPB Centres are dotted along the Sefton coast including Marshside to the north of Southport bordering the Ribble Estuary. Birkdale Beach and Dunes and the Ainsdale Sandhills National Nature Reserve all sit around the Ainsdale Discovery Centre, and to the south Formby Point is. Jun 21,  · June 21, The Sefton Coast – Wild Places , , & , Ribble Estuary, Lancashire. I parked up in the RSPB car park at OS Ref. SD The Ribble Estuary is one of the largest in the North of England. Sefton Coast, Lancashire. Ainsdale beach is pretty impressive, very wide sands with cars allowed to drive onto the beach. The Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside, England, was formed on 1 April by the amalgamation of the county boroughs of Bootle and Southport, the municipal borough of Crosby, the urban districts of Formby and Litherland, and part of West Lancashire Rural District within the new county. Sep 16,  · The Sefton Coast column with John Dempsey grazing and foraging on the West Lancashire farmlands during the day and roosting on the Ribble Estuary or .

The Sefton Coastal Path is a stimulating journey through a wonderful variety of landscapes with a rich biodiversity of wildlife and a fascinating history. Sandy beaches, coastal marshes, pine woodlands, heathery heathland and tidal estuaries with invigorating vistas across the Irish Sea to North Wales, Snowdonia and even the Lake District on a. Birding Merseyside. Merseyside was a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of million. It encompasses the metropolitan area centred on both banks of the lower reaches of the Mersey Estuary, and comprises five metropolitan boroughs: Knowsley, St. . Between Crosby, on the edge of Liverpool, and the Ribble Estuary, it is known as the Sefton Coast, a mile stretch of golden beaches, sand dunes and marshland, home to red squirrel, natterjack toads, great crested newts, rare dune plants and a good tick list of birdlife, too. A Conservation Strategy for the Sand Dunes of the Sefton Coast, North West England stretching along 19km of the Merseyside coast from the mouth of the River Mersey estuary to the River Ribble and extending up to 3kms inland. of which it holds 40% of the UK population. In the last few decades, an estimated 40 - 45% of the original Sefton.